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SoCon Men: Cougars down Elon, clinch championship berth

SoCon Men: Cougars down Elon, clinch championship berth

College of Charleston’s Cougars roared out to a commanding start in their semifinal matchup Sunday evening against Elon, netting 11 points before the Phoenix got on the board and maintaining the lead throughout, for a 68-60 victory. Charleston met the second-seeded Elon, only once this season early in league play, coming out on top, 56-54....
SoCon Men: Cougars vs. Catamounts

SoCon Men: Cougars vs. Catamounts

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team begins its run through its final Southern Conference tournament on Saturday evening against Western Carolina, at 8 p.m., at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C. Western, the No. 6 seed, eliminated Charleston’s cross-town rivals, The Citadel, in tonight’s final game, 76-61. In their previous meeting in February,...
Cougars sweep Wofford on senior night

Cougars sweep Wofford on senior night

College of Charleston’s men’s basketball finished out its final Southern Conference home season last night, grinding out a win against the Terriers of Wofford, 55-50. Seniors Andrew Lawrence, Matt Sundberg and Bart Benton were honored before the tipoff. The crowd erupted in support as Benton hit the first shot of the game, a three from the corner,...
Cougar Legends: A Conversation with Coach Kresse

Cougar Legends: A Conversation with Coach Kresse

Few names are more widely recognized in the Holy City than that of former College of Charleston men’s basketball coach, John Kresse. After all, ever Cougars fan sees his name every time they glance at the court inside TD Arena: John Kresse Court. Thirty years ago, Kresse led a team to a national championship victory,...

Cougars fight hard, fall to Mocs

College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team fought valiantly against Chattanooga Saturday afternoon at TD Arena, ultimately coming up short against the Mocs and falling, 73-58. The defeat snapped a three-game winning streak, including an impressive win on the road at Davidson. After a slow start from both squads, Charleston kicked it into high gear and...

Wildcats outlast Cougars on Valentine’s

College of Charleston’s men’s basketball team hosted  Davidson on Valentine’s night, in a much-anticipated rematch against the Southern Conference’s top squad. Though the Cougars were eager to avenge their January loss on the road, Davidson’s solid 50 percent shooting and 85 percent from the stripe proved too much for Charleston to handle in a 75-59...
Cougars get even, best Samford

Cougars get even, best Samford

College of Charleston’s basketball team hit the road this week for a chance to avenge its early conference loss to the Bulldogs of Samford. Samford stunned the Cougars last month in a 62-57 defeat at TD Arena, marking the first time the College has fallen to the Bulldogs in program history. This time. Charleston was...
Cougars manage Mountaineers, extend win streak to three

Cougars manage Mountaineers, extend win streak to three

College of Charleston’s men basketball team downed the Mountaineers of Appalachian State, 72-59, to extend its winning streak to three. Senior leader Andrew Lawrence led the squad with 16 points while Anthony Stitt added an impressive seven rebounds and six assists. Anthony Thomas set a new career-high with 14 points and posted seven boards against...
Cougars bounce back, down The Citadel

Cougars bounce back, down The Citadel

College of Charleston’s men’s basketball team bounced back from a two-game slide, taking down the Bulldogs of The Citadel, 69-54, in a game they led by as many as 25. In the first game of the two-part crosstown rivalry, the Cougars narrowly escaped an upset when senior leader Andrew Lawrence provided four points in the...
Samford stuns Cougars

Samford stuns Cougars

College of Charleston’s Cougars fell to the Bulldogs of Samford in their first game of the spring semester, Thursday night, 62-57. The Cougars were led by an impressive performance from sophomore Adjehi Baru, with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Andrew Lawrence added 14 points of his own, while Willis Hall and Anthony Thomas pulled down...

Cougars shock the Canes, knock No. 23 Miami out of NCAAs

College of Charleston’s volleyball squad disrupted the status quo, taking out No. 23 Miami in five sets in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. “It was a great match. I’m so proud of this team and so proud of how they battled,” said head coach Jason Kepner. “Miami is a great team,...
Cougars squeak past Charleston Southern in crosstown matchup

Cougars squeak past Charleston Southern in crosstown matchup

College of Charleston’s men’s basketball team made the 17-mile drive up I-26 Wednesday evening to meet crosstown rival Charleston Southern, edging out the Buccaneers, 72-67. The matchup was the first time in 16 years that the Cougars faced off in the Buccaneer Fieldhouse, the smallest venue in NCAA Division I with 881 seats. Coming off...