Men’s Basketball
Bailey recognized for outstanding academics

Bailey recognized for outstanding academics

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) named Evan Bailey of the College of Charleston men’s basketball team as one of the 278 nominees for the 2017 Allstate NABC Good Works Team. The award recognizes those who personify the true spirit of teamwork and giving back, at all levels of college basketball, whose charitable involvement...
Charleston advances in classic fashion

Charleston advances in classic fashion

A stifling defensive performance propelled the College of Charleston men’s basketball team to the winners’ bracket of the Charleston Classic with a 60-47 win over Boise State on Thursday night (Nov. 17). The Cougars got off to a slow start offensively, but a 25-9 run to close out the first half led to a 10-point lead...
Cougars coast into Charleston Classic

Cougars coast into Charleston Classic

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will make its third appearance in the Charleston Classic program history, beginning Thursday (Nov. 17, 7 p.m.) against Boise State. The College enters the tournament with a perfect 2-0 record on the year, after wins over in-state foes The Citadel and Coastal Carolina punctuated the first week of...
Cougars claim Veterans Day victory over The Citadel

Cougars claim Veterans Day victory over The Citadel

In front of a full capacity crowd, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team kicked off the 2016-17 campaign with a win over crosstown rival The Citadel, 81-68. Last season, Charleston finished the season ranked eighth in the country in scoring defense. On Friday night, the defense kept them in it early. Offensively, the Cougars...
Men's basketball season preview

Men’s basketball season preview

In the third season under head coach Earl Grant, College of Charleston men’s basketball team is ready to contend for a conference title. Last season, Charleston drew national attention thanks to an early season upset over LSU. However, injuries limited the inexperienced Cougars, with season ending injuries claiming three key players; Joe Chealey, Grant Riller...
Philly Fans rejoice: Nova is the National Champion

Philly Fans rejoice: Nova is the National Champion

The Villanova Wildcats are the 2016 NCAA Tournament champions, following a dramatic (77-74) victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels. With six seconds to go, trailing by three, North Carolina’s Marcus Paige made the biggest shot of his life. His off-balance three point jumper to tie the national championship game brought his team back from...
Grant Is Here to Stay!

Grant Is Here to Stay!

Head Coach of the College of Charleston basketball team, Earl Grant, signed a two-year extension on Thursday afternoon through the 2019-2020 season. Grant just completed his second season as the head coach where his team saw dramatic improvement. Since Grant has been the head coach, the team has increased the win total. In his first...
UNC Wilmington ends Charleston's season

UNC Wilmington ends Charleston’s season

The College of Charleston Men’s Basketball season concluded on Saturday night. After defeating Delaware in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament on Friday night, Universitry of North Carolina Wilmington defeated the College for the third time this season (66-64) in the Quarter Finals. Charleston’s (17-14, 8-10) first half sharpshooting built a 37-21 lead...
Cougars lose fourth in a row in finale

Cougars lose fourth in a row in finale

The College of Charleston men’s basketball regular season ended in defeat at Hofstra (72-63) on Saturday. The Hofstra Pride (22-8, 14-4) earned their fifth straight win on Senior day to earn a share of the Colonial Athletic Association regular season title with UNC Wilmington. Charleston trailed by 6 at the half, but Hofstra grew the...
2017-19 CAA Tournament comes to Charleston

2017-19 CAA Tournament comes to Charleston

The Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship is headed to the North Charleston Coliseum next season. “We are excited to bring the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship and the thrill of March Madness to Charleston,” CAA commissioner Tom Yeager said. “Charleston has long been considered one of the top tourist destinations in the United States. Our...
Homecoming Heroes Dominate Drexel

Homecoming Heroes Dominate Drexel

A rematch of the Drexel Dragons’ (3-20, 1-11) only conference win on the season, the College of Charleston was keen on claiming revenge on the homecoming day. They did just that, in a vengeful 60-38 victory, in a game that they never trailed. Charleston’s defense has put on some terrific performances this season, but what...
Cardiac Cougars cash in another comeback

Cardiac Cougars cash in another comeback

College of Charleston rallied from down twenty points in the second half to defeat the Northeastern Huskies in overtime, 68-61. The win marks the Cougars third in a row, and the second in which they trailed at the half. “We needed to show some character,” said head coach Earl Grant after the game. “We needed...