College of Charleston defeats Towson 90-88 in 2OT

College of Charleston defeats Towson 90-88 in 2OT
Cougars down Tigers in 2OT after two-week COVID-19 pause. (Source: College of Charleston Basketball)

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- — Zep Jasper matched his career high with 21 points as College of Charleston narrowly beat Towson 90-88 in double overtime on Saturday.

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Payton Willis had 17 points, including the 3-pointer with 49 seconds left in the first overtime to tie the game at 82, and eight assists for College of Charleston (6-8, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association).

Cameron Copeland had 10 points, including the buzzer beating 3-pointer that tied the game at the end of regulation, and nine rebounds.

Brenden Tucker added 10 points, but went 1 of 2 from the foul line with 6.7 seconds to go at the end of the second OT, giving the Tigers a final shot but a 3-point attempt by Jason Gibson rimmed out.

Towson totaled 47 points in the second half, a season high for the team.

Zane Martin scored a season-high 34 points for the Tigers (3-11, 2-7), whose losing streak reached six games. Charles Thompson scored a career-high 20 points and had three blocks. Nicolas Timberlake had 13 points and seven rebounds.