Men’s Basketball
Cougars continue to conquer conference foes

Cougars continue to conquer conference foes

The College of Charleston returned to TD Arena for the first time in over a month to record the program’s ninth win in 10 games, defeating Towson, 62-57. “For us to come out and beat the team that was picked to finish No. 2 in the CAA was a big accomplishment for us,” said Charleston...
Chealey takes charge

Chealey takes charge

The first day of practice in a new season should be a day of optimism but for the 2015-16 Charleston men’s basketball team, the news from the first day of men’s basketball practice was depressing, thanks to the season-ending injury to Joe Chealey. Chealey earned time in Charleston’s back court in his freshman campaign (2013-14),...
Navy runs aground at TD Arena

Navy runs aground at TD Arena

Propelled by redshirt freshman Grant Riller’s career high 26-point performance, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team defeated Navy (70-64) on Thursday night (Dec. 1) at TD Arena. In a hard-fought win for the Cougars, the lead changed 22 times and neither team led by double digits. With the game tied 54-54 with 4:48 remaining...
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...
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...