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.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, a source told ESPN.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.