Coll. of Charleston 77, Charleston Southern 69

Jeremy Simmons scored 26 points and had 12 rebounds to lead

College of Charleston to a 77-69 victory over Charleston Southern

on Wednesday night.

Andrew Goudelock added 20 points as the Cougars (8-3) extended

their winning streak to four.

College of Charleston led 46-33 with 16:44 left to play, but

Charleston Southern (5-6) went on a 23-9 run for a 56-55 lead on

Sheldon Strickland’s 3-pointer with 10:30 remaining.

Strickland hit all seven of his 3-point attempts and scored 27

points to lead the Buccaneers.

The Cougars’ Donavan Monroe followed with a 3-pointer for a

58-56 advantage with 10:05 left. They led 73-63 on Goudelock’s

3-pointer with 5:04 to play.

Monroe had 10 points for College of Charleston, which shot 55.6

percent from the 3-point line (5 of 9) in the second half.

Kenny Mitchell added 12 points and Kelvin Martin had 10 for

Charleston Southern.