Citadel 54
Charleston 69
Date of game: 1/24/2013

Recap: Coll of Charleston vs. Citadel

Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Willis Hall shot 7-of-8 from the field for 14 points to help lead the College of Charleston Cougars past The Citadel Bulldogs, 69-54, in Southern Conference action at TD Arena.

Andrew Lawrence scored 12 points and Anthony Stitt added 10 points for Charleston (13-7, 5-3 SoCon), which snapped a two-game losing skid. Adjehi Baru ripped down 12 rebounds for the home team.

Mike Groselle tallied 17 points and nine rebounds as The Citadel (4-14, 1-7) lost for the 13th time in its last 14 games.

Neither team shot greater than 39 percent from the field in the first half, but Charleston gained extra possessions by winning the rebounding battle, 24-14, and it took a 31-24 advantage into intermission.

The Cougars' field goal efficiency improved to 50 percent after the break, and the Bulldogs never got closer than eight points of the lead in the final 20 minutes.

Charleston shot 14-of-21 from the foul line on the night, while The Citadel was just 4-of-6 from the stripe.

Game Notes

Orioles' Matusz ejected for substance on arm

Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz became the second major league pitcher in three days to be ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his arm.

Hawks' Korver out for postseason

If the Atlanta Hawks are going to erase a 2-0 deficit in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will have to do it without one of the NBA's best shooters.

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