GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Anthony Stitt scored 15 points and College of Charleston used a strong second half to rout Furman 74-50 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Trent Wiedeman finished with 13 points and nine rebounds for the Cougars (22-9, 14-4 Southern Conference), who have won two straight games. Willis Hall had nine points and 15 rebounds, and Andrew Lawrence and Nori Johnson each had 10 points.
College of Charleston, which trailed by 11 points in the first half, went into halftime up 27-23, and then continued to dominate in the second half. The Cougars scored 19 straight points, capped by Anthony Thomas' dunk with 5:29 left to give them a 67-37 advantage -- their largest of the contest.
College of Charleston outrebounded the Paladins 48-28.
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