Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Adjehi Baru scored 20 points as he led the
College of Charleston Cougars to a 76-65 win over the Old Dominion Monarchs at
Baru was a perfect 8-of-8 from the field and had a team-high nine rebounds
for the Cougars (6-4), who broke a two-game losing streak. Andrew Lawrence
tallied 17 points, six assists, and five steals while Anthony Thomas scored 13
points to go with three blocks.
DeShawn Painter scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field while also
leading his squad with seven rebounds as Old Dominion (1-10) lost its ninth
consecutive game. Donte Hill added 11 points and five assists while Keenan
Palmore and Deion Clark contributed 10 points each.
The teams were even at halftime with the score 28-28 after Lawrence made both
free-throws for the Cougars with no time left.
In the second half, the College of Charleston shot 61.5 percent from the field
and pulled away for the victory, outscoring Old Dominion 48-37 in the half.
The Cougars had a hefty 24-9 edge in points from beyond the arc.
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