Coll. of Charleston 87, Charleston Southern 74

Donavan Monroe and Tony White Jr. each scored 18 points, and

College of Charleston beat Charleston Southern 87-74 on Wednesday


The Cougars (5-3) have won four games in a row and beat the

Buccaneers for the 26th time in the 28-game series.

Jeremy Simmons added 17 points and a career-best 15 rebounds for

the Cougars. Andrew Lawrence scored 13 points and Andrew Goudelock

had 11.

The Cougars built a 54-34 halftime advantage on the strength of

60 percent field goal shooting (18-for-30). Monroe had 16 points

and four steals in the first 20 minutes.

The Cougars’ biggest lead came at 72-46 with 12:27 left in the

game after a 3-pointer by Lawrence.

Jamarco Warren had a game-high 19 points for the Buccaneers

(4-4). Kelvin Martin added 15 points and Jeremy Sexton had 13.