Charleston 21 34 55
Citadel 21 26 47
Date of game: 2/25/2012

Recap: Citadel vs. Coll of Charleston

Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Antwaine Wiggins and Anthony Stitt each finished with 12 points to lead the College of Charleston Cougars over The Citadel Bulldogs, 55-47, in a Southern Conference battle at McAlister Fieldhouse.

Andrew Lawrence added 11 points for the Cougars (19-11,10-8 SoCon).

For the Bulldogs (6-23, 3-15), Mike Groselle finished with 14 points and 16 rebounds, while DeVontae Wright chipped in 10 points off the bench.

Neither team shot very well to open the game. Charleston made only 31.8 percent from the field while The Citadel shot just 27.8 percent, as the teams entered halftime knotted at 21-21.

After the break, the Bulldogs continued to struggle, hitting on 37.5 percent of their field goals, including just 2-of-10 from beyond the arc. The Cougars shot very well in the second half, connecting on 57.9 percent from the field, but they too had difficulty shooting from long distance, making only 1-of-7 from three-point range. Trailing 28-27 with 14:24 to play, the Cougars scored seven straight and never trailed again, winning their third-straight and knocking off their cross-town rival.

Charleston outscored The Citadel in the paint, 28-22. The Bulldogs finished with a 37-26 rebounding advantage.

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