College of Charleston downs Hofstra 67-49

BY foxsports • February 1, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Willis Hall scored 18 points Saturday and grabbed 11 rebounds as the College of Charleston beat Hofstra 67-49, handing the Pride their fourth straight loss and avenging a defeat on Jan. 11.

Anthony Stitt had 16, Nori Johnson 14 and the Cougars (12-11, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) outshot Hofstra 40.7 percent to 27.1 and out-rebounded them 51-38.

Hofstra jumped to a 7-2 lead but Charleston tied it on free throws by Joe Chealey, then pulled ahead on a 15-0 run. Zeke Upshaw's 3-pointer capped an 8-2 Hofstra run that cut the lead to four with 3:58 to play, but Hall and Stitt hit treys and Charleston led 30-21 at halftime.

Charleston opened the second half with an 11-2 run and led by as many as 23 points.

Zeke Upshaw led Hofstra (7-16, 3-5) with 14 points, Dion Nesmith and Jamal Robinson scored 10 apiece, and Robinson grabbed 10 rebounds.

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