CHARLESTON, S.C. – Grant Riller scored 18 points as College of Charleston heads into the holidays with a 73-61 non-conference victory over South Carolina State on Saturday night at TD Arena.
Jaylen McManus was also in double figures for the Cougars (6-6) with 13 points. The win ended a two-game skid after close losses to Richmond and No. 25-ranked VCU.
The Cougars led by as many as 21 points after a Miller dunk, 59-38, with 12:37 remaining in regulation. South Carolina State’s leading scorer and rebounder Damani Applewhite had 19 points for the Bulldogs (4-7) in their sixth-straight road loss of the season.