Charleston wins 10th straight in downing Towson 67-55
- Tide G Petty to return for senior season
- Buffs' Wright IV to return next season
- Zags F Kispert returning for senior year
- Seton Hall's Mamukelashvili won't go pro
- Vols F Pons to return for senior season
Charleston (13-2, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) has won 10 straight games. The Cougars entered the game tied with the sixth-longest win streak in Division I with Mississippi State and CAA rival Hofstra.
Despite shooting 1 of 12 from 3-point range, the Cougars were 25 of 53 (47.2 percent) from the field and made all but one of their 17 free-throw attempts. Charleston protected the ball committing just seven turnovers and distributed 13 assists.
Charleston never trailed and led 29-23 at intermission. Towson's Jordan McNeil made a jumper and a 3-pointer and the Tigers were within 31-28 before Charleston went on an 8-0 run with Brantley scoring six in 65 seconds.
McNeil scored 14 for Towson (5-10, 1-2) and Brian Fobbs added 13. The Tigers managed just nine trips to the foul line (7 of 9).
Updated January 3, 2019