Coll. of Charleston 86, Chattanooga 74

Tony White Jr. scored 19 points to lead five College of

Charleston players in double figures as the Cougars defeated

Chattanooga 86-74 on Thursday night.

Andrew Goudelock and Matt Sundberg added 17 points each as the

College of Charleston (15-8, 10-2 Southern Conference) improved to

9-2 in their past 11 games. They hit 17 3-pointers in 44 attempts

(38.6 percent) as Goudelock and Sundberg each hit five and White

finished with four.

The Cougars used a 17-3 first-half run to break open a tie game

and take a 43-24 lead into the break. White and Sundberg hit

back-to-back 3s for a 23-15 lead with 10:13 left, and after White

converted a three-point play, Sundberg and Goudelock hit 3-pointers

for a 32-18 advantage.

Jeremy Simmons and Donovan Monroe added 10 points each for the

Cougars.

DeAntre Jefferson led Chattanooga (13-11, 5-6) with 13 points

and Ricky Taylor added 12.