Charleston surges to 5th straight win, 83-75 over Delaware
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NEWARK, Del. (AP) Grant Riller had 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists to lead four players in double figures as Charleston took control in the second half to beat Delaware 83-75 on Thursday night for the Cougars fifth straight victory.
Delaware sprinted to an early lead before the Cougars closed the gap to 34-33 at the break. Brantley scored underneath to take the lead on the first points of the second half. The Cougars pushed their advantage to 51-38 after Jaylen McManus drained a 3 with 14:34 remaining. The Blue Hens closed to 72-61 with 4:02 left. Brantley answered with a 3-point play and Jasper added a layup and the Cougars coasted home, winning the second half 50-41.
Kevin Anderson and Ryan Allen had 17 points apiece for Delaware (14-11, 6-6) which lost its third straight game.
Updated February 7, 2019