Davidson takes down College of Charleston 77-68

Davidson takes down College of Charleston 77-68
January 19, 2013, 10:05 pm
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DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) De'Mon Brooks scored 17 points, and JP Kuhlman and Nik Cochran had 15 each to lead Davidson to a 77-68 victory over the College of Charleston in Southern Conference play on Saturday night.

Tom Droney had 12 points, and Jake Cohen chipped in nine points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (11-7, 6-1), who have won four of their past five games.

Andrew Lawrence scored 18 points, and Adjehi Baru and Anthony Thomas had 13 each for the College of Charleston (12-7, 4-3). Lawrence made a 3-pointer 56 seconds into the game for his 1,000th career point.

Davidson was 21 of 24 from the line, Charleston 10 of 14.

Davidson trailed 23-21 when Cochran made a 3-pointer that helped propel the Wildcats to a 44-34 halftime lead.

The Cougars closed to 64-59 on Matt Sundberg's 3-pointer with 6:12 to go, but that's as close as they got.