December 05, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Canyon Berry led a balanced attack with 16 points and College of Charleston pulled away down the stretch to defeat The Citadel 82-74 on Saturday for the Cougars' ninth straight win in the cross-town rivalry.

Derrick Henry's layup with 2:37 to play but the Bulldogs up 74-73 but from there they had three turnovers and missed four 3-point attempts.

Jarrell Brandley gave the Cougars (5-2) the lead for good with a 3-point play at the 1:50 mark, James Bourne made a layup with a minute left, followed by a Cameron Johnson free throw then a layup at 33 seconds that made it 81-74.

Nick Harris had 13 points, Bourne 12, Brantley 11 and Payton Hulsey 10 for Charleston, which shot 59 percent, despite going 2 of 13 from 3-point range, and made 20 of 30 free throws.

Henry led The Citadel (5-4), which was averaging a national best 96.6 points a game, with 15 points.

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