Cougars Remain Unbeaten In CAA Play Behind The Scoring Duo Of Riller and Galloway

Cougars Remain Unbeaten In CAA Play Behind The Scoring Duo Of Riller and Galloway
Cougars guard Grant Riller moves up to number two on the College of Charleston's all-time scoring list after dropping 31 points Saturday in a win over James Madison. (Source: College of Charleston Basketball)

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Grant Riller poured in a season-high 31 points as College of Charleston remained an unbeaten 4-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play with an 85-69 victory over James Madison on Saturday night before a crowd of 4,224 fans at TD Arena.

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Riller drained 11-of-19 shots from the floor and added nine rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Cougars (10-6, 4-0), who have now won five in a row. He moved into second all-time on the school’s career scoring list surpassing former CofC great Ken Gustafson (1971-75), who was in attendance at the game.

Brevin Galloway added 21 points on a career-best 7-of-10 shooting from long range. The duo accounted for 61 percent of Charleston’s offense, while the team’s bench added 13.

CofC led 47-35 at halftime and shot 52.9 percent from the floor including a season-high 13-of-23 from beyond the arc.

The Dukes (8-7, 1-3 CAA) were led in scoring by Dwight Wilson, who turned in a double-double with 23 points and 14 rebounds.

The Cougars will play their next two conference games on the road starting off at former Southern Conference rival Elon (4-12, 0-3 CAA) on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. (ET) in Elon, N.C.