CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Nik Cochran scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures, and Davidson built a 16-point halftime lead and went on to defeat The Citadel 72-59 Saturday night to clinch the Southern Conference South Division.
Chris Czerapowicz had 14 points, Jake Cohen 13 and J.P. Kuhlman and Tyler Kalinoski had 10 each for the Wildcats (19-7, 14-1), who have won 10 straight games, including a 75-59 win over College of Charleston on Thursday.
Cochran, who leads the nation in free-throw shooting, made 5 of 5 from the line. He has made 95 of 100 this season.
Davidson was 24 of 47 from the field, 8 of 18 on 3-pointers and 16 of 18 from the line.
The guard prospect was one of the top players at the annual Spiece Run N Slam event.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
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