Charleston 25 43 68
Elon 19 41 60
Date of game: 3/10/2013

Recap: Elon vs. Coll of Charleston

Asheville, NC (Sports Network) - Andrew Lawrence scored 19 points and Willis Hall registered a double-double as the third-seed College of Charleston Cougars grabbed a 68-60 victory over the second-seed Elon Phoenix in the Southern Conference Tournament semifinals at U.S. Cellular Center.

Hall had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Anthony Thomas chipped in 10 points for Charleston (24-9) which takes on No. 1 seed Davidson in Monday's title game.

Lucas Troutman had a game-high 23 points, Josh Bonney netted 15 points off the bench and Tanner Samson contributed 11 points and eight rebounds for Elon (21-11).

Charleston rolled out to a 25-19 lead at halftime despite shooting below 40 percent from the field as it held Elon to just eight field goals on 29.6 percent shooting.

After the break both teams improved. The Phoenix hit an even 50 percent from the floor but it wasn't enough to overcome the Cougars who made good on 52 percent from the field including a 4-of-8 effort from beyond the arc.

Charleston outscored Elon both from the 3-point arc (21-9) and the free-throw line 19-15). Each team collected 28 rebounds.

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