Recap: Coll of Charleston vs. Hofstra
Charleston, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Willis Hall recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the College of Charleston Cougars cruised to a 67-49 decision over the Hofstra Pride in a Colonial Athletic Association tilt at TD Arena.
Anthony Stitt chipped in 16 points and five rebounds for Charleston (12-11, 4-4 CAA) while Nori Johnson contributed 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the floor. Anthony Thomas pulled down nine boards as the Cougars snapped a two- game losing streak.
Zeke Upshaw led the Pride (7-16, 3-5) with 14 points. Dion Nesmith and Jamall Robinson added 10 points apiece. Robinson also grabbed 10 boards and Stephen Nwaukoni pulled down eight rebounds.
Charleston went into halftime on top, 30-21, after it knocked down 40.7 percent of its shots from the floor in the opening period. Hofstra connected on only 2-of-12 attempts from behind the 3-point line and converted just 3- of-12 free-throw tries in the first half.
The Pride were held to 25.8 efficiency from the field in the second stanza. The Cougars sank 7-of-12 attempts from 3-point range and made 8-of-10 shots at the charity stripe to extend their lead after the break.
Charleston enjoyed a 51-38 edge in the rebounding battle and assisted 16 of its 22 makes from the floor.Game Notes