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Riller scores 28, Charleston downs Towson 81-69

January 3, 2020 GMT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 28 points with eight rebounds and Charleston beat Towson 81-69 on Thursday night to start Colonial Athletic Association play 3-0 for the first time since 2016-17.

Sam Miller added 16 points with nine board and Zep Jasper made all 10 of his free throw attempts and scored 12 points for the Cougars (7-8), who committed just two turnovers in winning their fourth straight. Brevin Galloway scored 11 points and Jaylen McManus added 10.

Nakye Sanders scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Allen Bertrand scored a career-high 19 points for the Tigers (6-9, 0-3), who have lost three straight. Brian Fobbs had 12 points.

College of Charleston matches up against James Madison at home on Saturday. Towson plays UNC Wilmington on the road on Saturday.

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