Coll. of Charleston 68, UNC Asheville 66

Antwaine Wiggins scored 23 points, including sinking three free

throws in the final 18 seconds in College of Charleston’s 68-66 win

over UNC Asheville Friday night.

Coming out of a timeout tied at 61-all and 47 seconds on the

clock, Charleston’s Anthony Stitt knocked down a jumper for a 63-61

lead that the Cougars (4-1) wouldn’t relinquish in their second

game in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Andrew Lawrence then connected on 1 of 2 foul shots, the

Bulldogs turned the ball over and Wiggins hit a pair of foul shots

to put Charleston up 66-61 with 18 seconds remaining.

Adjehi Baru added 14 points and Lawrence finished with 11 for

the Cougars, who edged the Bulldogs by shooting 44.8 percent (26 of

58) from the field compared to a 42.4 mark (25 of 59).

Matt Dickey led UNC Asheville (2-4) with 20 points and Chris

Stephenson added 19.