Recap: Coll of Charleston vs. Marist
Charleston, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Chavaughn Lewis netted 18 points, leading the Marist Red Foxes past the College of Charleston Cougars, 69-62, at TD Arena.
Lewis hit 3-of-5 from the perimeter and 5-of-6 at the free-throw line for the Red Foxes (1-9). Khallid Hart scored 16 points on 6-of-12 from the field. Adam Kemp and T.J. Curry each turned in 12 points.
Willis Hall earned a double-double for the Cougars (4-6) with 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Anthony Stitt added 14 points.
In the first half, Marist showcased a confident offensive performance, shooting 53.3 percent from the floor. Shooting 48 percent on several less attempts from the field, Charleston went into halftime trailing, 43-28.
Shooting only 33.3 percent from the field in the second half, the Cougars made up some ground at the line, where they shot 9-of-10, and kept the game close. The Red Foxes were a dreadful 5-of-16 from the stripe, but their 40.9 percent from the floor was enough to hold onto the lead.
The Foxes outscored the Cougars 17-11 on points off turnovers and knocked down eight shots from beyond the arc, twice as many as their opponent, on the way to their first win of the season.Game Notes