Scores

Final

Charleston 56

(5-2, 1-0 Southern)

Elon 54

(5-3, 1-1 Southern)

7:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

Alumni Gym, Elon, North Carolina

1 2 T
COFC 29 2756
ELON 24 3054

Top Performers

Charleston: W. Hall 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast

Elon: R. Beaumont 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Coll. of Charleston 56, Elon 54

Associated Press

ELON, N.C. -- Willis Hall posted his first double-double of the season, and College of Charleston rallied from an early deficit and held on to beat Elon 56-54 Saturday night and win its fourth straight game and Southern Conference opener.

Hall finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds in the showdown between the teams leading the SoCon's North and South Divisions.

After falling behind 13-4, the Cougars (5-2) took control and led 29-24 at halftime.

College of Charleston held a nine-point lead with 6:38 remaining, but Elon (5-3, 3-1) tied it at 52.

Adjehi Baru's dunk with 1:30 left put the Cougars ahead for good, although Lucas Troutman's layup got Elon within 55-54 with 23 seconds left.

Anthony Still hit 1 of 2 free throws and Austin Hamilton missed a Phoenix 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Ryley Beaumont's 14 points led Elon, which defeated College of Charleston 99-98 in double overtime Feb. 2.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COFC
ELON
Points 56 54
FG Made-Attempted 21-45 (.467) 20-58 (.345)
3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 6-25 (.240)
FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 8-12 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 9

2012-13 Season

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