CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley finished with 25 points and 12 rebounds and Grant Rillie scored 23 to propel Charleston to an 87-69 victory over Division II-member Georgia College on Sunday.
Brantley hit all eight of his shots, including three from 3-point range, and 6 of 7 free throws for his second double-double of the season. The senior forward, who has scored in double figures in every game this season, added five assists, three blocked shots and two steals for the Cougars (8-2).
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — College of Charleston coach Earl Grant has agreed to a contract extension that will tie him to the school for five more seasons.
The school said Friday the contract still must be finalized. The deal will run through 2022-23.
Grant led the Cougars to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 19 years this March. Charleston hung with Southeastern Conference champion Auburn in the tournament's opening round before falling 62-58.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — College of Charleston coach Earl Grant has brought the Cougars back to prominence after embarrassing abuse allegations put on stain on what had been a well-respected men's basketball program.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — College of Charleston coach Earl Grant never doubted his team would cut down the nets at the Colonial Athletic Association championship and return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 19 years.
"We didn't realize we'd have that much adversity" on the way to the title, a smiling, relieved Grant said.