Gardner 55
Charleston 30 22 52
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: Coll of Charleston vs. Gardner-Webb

Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Kevin Hartley contributed a team-high 14 points as the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs held on to defeat the College of Charleston Cougars, 55-52,in BracketBusters action at TD Arena.

Hartley also contributed six rebounds for the Bulldogs (18-11). Tashan Newsome chipped in 12 points and seven boards as Gardner-Webb moved to a five-game winning streak.

For the Cougars (20-9), Andrew Lawrence recorded a game-high 16 points to go with five rebounds and four assists. He was the only player in double-figures as Charleston had a two-game winning streak snapped.

Both teams shot below 40 percent from the floor in the first half but the Cougars hit five triples to take a 30-27 lead into the break.

In the second, Charleston was held to 29 percent from the floor including a mere 1-of-13 from beyond the arc. Gardner-Webb made 10-of-26 from the floor and 7-of-10 free throws, en route to the three-point victory.

Gardner-Webb forced 14 turnovers, while limiting it's own total to six. Gardner-Webb outscored Charleston, 13-8, in points off turnovers.

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