Men’s Basketball
Cougars earn bid to NIT

Cougars earn bid to NIT

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will play postseason basketball this year, garnering an invitation to the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) for the first time since the 2010-11 season. After dropping the CAA Title game to University of North Carolina Wilmington 78-69, the Cougars postseason fate was left hanging in the balance until the...
Cougars come from behind advance to CAA Championship

Cougars come from behind advance to CAA Championship

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team defeated Towson University in come from behind fashion in the semi-finals of the North Charleston based CAA Tournament, winning 67-59 to clinch a spot in the finals against University of North Carolina, Wilmington. The Cougars struggled to get much going on the offensive end in the first half,...
Cougars advance to semi-finals in CAA Tournament

Cougars advance to semi-finals in CAA Tournament

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will live to play another day in the CAA Tournament, after defeating the No. 7 seed James Madison University Dukes 67-62 in the quarterfinals of the North Charleston based tournament. A match up of the two top defensive teams in the CAA, this game lived up to the...
North Charleston hosts 2017 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament

North Charleston hosts 2017 CAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

As the nine other members of the Colonial Athletic Association converge on the North Charleston Coliseum for this weekend’s conference tournament, the hosting College of Charleston men’s basketball team look to extend their season-ending four game win streak. “It’s very important to go in with momentum,” said junior guard Cameron Johnson. “During the tournament, anyone...
Meriting the madness

Meriting the madness

High expectations in the Lowcountry It may not be sexy, but the College of Charleston men’s basketball team is playing the best basketball in the era of head coach Earl Grant. With the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship set to take place in the North Charleston Coliseum on March 3-6, the Cougars will have...
Walk-on wonder

Walk-on wonder

“Student managers are a huge part of college basketball and don’t get nearly the recognition they deserve,” said Charleston men’s basketball senior walk-on Erik Goldbach. Goldbach spent his first three seasons on campus as a student manager, working on the court and behind the scenes to keep players and coaches happy. “People really don’t realize...
Brantley sets the tone

Brantley sets the tone

“I always wanted to come here but toward when I started getting older, I felt like it wasn’t going to happen. But later on when I got the opportunity I had to jump on it because it was the easiest pick.” For Jarrell Brantley, a sophomore forward for the Charleston men’s basketball team (15-4, 6-0),...
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...
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