Coll. of Charleston 79, Wofford 50

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Trent Wiedeman scored 17 points and College of Charleston stormed to a 21-point halftime lead in a 79-50 rout of Wofford Saturday night in Southern Conference play.

The Cougars (14-7, 6-3) crushed Wofford (8-13, 2-6), which suffered its fourth loss in five games.

Wiedeman, who came off the bench to score his 17, got bench help from Theo Johnson. His 12 points included three 3-pointers. Anthony Stitt chipped in 11 points, hitting three treys.

The Cougars, who used an early 12-0 run to help build a 34-13 halftime lead, were 11 of 21 on 3-pointers. Wofford was 5 for 16.

Wofford got 24 points from its starters. Karl Cochran was 2 for 16 from the floor, missing all five of his 3-point attempts. Lee Skinner shot 1 for 8 from the field.

Jarell Byrd, who came off the bench to score a career-high 15 points, was Wofford's only double-figure scorer.