Date: Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Cullowhee, NC - Ramsey Center
Radio: Catamount Sports Network
Talent: Gary Ayers (PxP) and Daniel Hooker
Video Stream: SoCon Digital Network
Game Notes: Charleston - Western Carolina (when available)
Series: The Cats are 7-20 vs. the Cougars overall, in a series that began in the '52-'53 season. The Cats are 6-7 in games played in the Ramsey Center. Most of the games were played while Charleston was a member of the Southern Conference, and the Cats are 5-14 overall against the Cougars during that period.
On Thursday, former Southern Conference member College of Charleston travels to Cullowhee for a 7:00 pm contest. The Cougars are currently ranked #21 in the College Insider Mid-Major Top 25. The Cougars are coming off 65-75 loss to LSU on Monday night, which broke a 5 game winning streak for the Cougars. The Cats enter the game off a home win over High Point.
This season, the Cougars are 8-4 overall, are 5-2 in Charleston and 2-2 on the road. The Cougars have wins this season over the Citadel, Coastal Carolina. Boise State, USC Upstate, Navy, Davidson, Anderson, and East Carolina. So far this year, the Cougars are averaging 63 points per game, with three individuals scoring in double figures. Joe Chealey is averaging 14 points, Jarrell Brantley averaging 13 ppg and Grant Riller is scoring 10 ppg, The Cougars are holding opponents to an average of 60 points per game.
Projected Charleston Starter
#13 Joe Chealey, G, 6-4, 195, RS-Jr.
#1 Grant Riller, G, 6-3, 185, RS-Fr.
#12 Cameron Johnson, G, 6-4, 200, Jr.
#5 Jarrell Brantley, F, 6-7, 250, So.
#23 Nick Harris, F, 6-10, 250, So.
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