Coll. of Charleston 85, UMass 61

Antwaine Wiggins and Anthony Stitt each scored 23 points and the

College of Charleston defeated Massachusetts 81-65 on Saturday


Matt Sundberg added 12 points for the Cougars, who claimed fifth

place in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Field goal shooting was the difference in the game. The Cougars

(5-1) shot 50.9 percent (29 of 57) from the field, including making

14 of 25 attempts in the second half. They also made 12 of 23 from

3-point range for the game.

Meanwhile, UMass shot only 34.7 percent (25 of 72) and made 4 of

28 from 3-point range.

The Cougars led 38-34 at halftime and broke the game open with a

20-4 run in the second half. A laypup by Stitt capped the run and

gave Charleston a 68-47 lead with 6:50 remaining.

Cady Lalanne led UMass (5-2) with 12 points while Sean Carter

and Jesse Morgan each had 10.