User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Charleston nips Boston College, 71-67

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Andrew Lawrence scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half to rally College of Charleston to a 71-67 victory over Boston College for seventh place in the Charleston Classic on Sunday.

Advertisement
The Cougars (2-2) avoided going 0-3 on their home floor, using a 19-8 run to start the second half and take control. Lawrence began the surge with two three-point plays. Anthony Thomas had two straight driving layups as Charleston took the lead for good.

Boston College (1-3) got within a bucket several times down the stretch, the last on Olivier Hanlan's foul shots with 28 seconds to go. But Lawrence made four of six free throws to keep the Cougars out front.

Anthony Stitt had 14 points and Thomas 10 for Charleston.

Patrick Heckmann led the Eagles with 18 points. Boston College made seven 3-pointers the first half but was just 3-of-15 after that.

Boston College and College of Charleston were looking for a feel-good finish to the tournament. The Eagles had lost by double-digits to No. 16 Baylor and Dayton in its first two games while the home-standing Cougars were beaten by St. John's and Auburn.

First year Charleston coach Doug Wojcik also ended his personal four-game losing streak at the Charleston Classic. The then Tulsa coach dropped his final two tourney games on this court a season ago.

Boston College took control early with Lonnie Jackson hitting a pair of 3-pointers on the way to 19-12 lead midway through the first half. The Cougars rallied to cut things to 23-22 before the Eagles took off again.

Heckmann had two 3-pointers and Jackson added his third of the half to move in front 34-27 before the Cougars began their decisive stretch.

Both teams came into the game shorthanded. Boston College was without sophomore Ryan Anderson, who was out with an ankle injury. Anderson scored 39 points in the first two tournament games.

Charleston was without junior starter Trent Wiedeman, also out with a bad ankle. He had scored 18 points in the Cougars' two losses.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Edwards: Florida at Florida State
Gonzaga wins for 1st 10-0 start in history
Frosh lead UCLA past Michigan, 102-84
Duke routs UNLV on road, 94-45
Wichita State holds off Oklahoma
Villanova rallies past Notre Dame, 74-66
Kansas rolls over Nebraska, 89-72
Indiana cruises past Houston Baptist
Xavier wins 77-69, but Utah covers
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NCAA BK College Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NCAA BK Hot Streaks
20-7 L27 G-Plays, 29-12 L41 Picks
5-1 L6, 11-3 Run, 7-1 L8 G-Plays
7-3 L10 G-Plays, +2,215 Overall TY
7-2 L9 G-Plays, +1,909 Overall TY
5-1 L6 G-Plays, 8-3 L11 Picks
25-14 L39, +1,627 This Year
4-1 L5, 22-10 Run, 10-4 G-Plays
3-0 Last Night, 13-6 L19 Totals
6-2 L3 Days, 11-2 L13 G-Plays
5-2 L7 Guaranteed Plays
4-2 L6 G-Plays, 6-3 L9 Picks
6-2 Last 8 CBK Selections
8-4 NCAA BK Record TY
4-2 Last 6 CBK Over/Unders
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2016 CBK SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 2063
NeiltheGreek + 2040
Jim Feist + 1387
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Doc's Sports + 485
Bruce Marshall + 476
The Gold Sheet + 256
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Brian Edwards 71 %
Michael Black 67 %
Scott Rickenbach 66 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Scott Rickenbach + 934
Brian Edwards + 590
Jim Feist + 580
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
NeiltheGreek + 1147
Bill Marzano + 480
Kyle Hunter + 450
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Bruce Marshall + 1316
Kevin Rogers + 721
NeiltheGreek + 599
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership