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College of Charleston cruises past North Greenville 89-52

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.



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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Canyon Barry made five 3-pointers for 26 points — 22 in the second half — and the College of Charleston beat Division II North Greenville 89-52 on Sunday for their fifth straight win and best start since 2011-12.

Marquise Pointer scored a career-high 16 points, Evan Bailey a career-high 14, Jarrell Brantley had 13, and Cameron Johnson 10. The Cougars (7-2) made 12 of 24 3-pointers and outscored the Crusaders 26-14 in the paint.

Leading 41-24 at halftime, Barry hit back-to-back 3s and the Cougars opened the second half with an 11-2 run for a 26-point lead. Bailey's jumper with 12:12 left put Charleston up 61-33 and the Cougars cruised, outshooting the Crusaders 55 percent to 39 percent.

Korval McElroy scored 14, Justin Dotson added 12, and Troy Blyden had 10 for North Greenville (3-4), whose 21 turnovers led to 35 Charleston points.

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