The University of Charleston cruised to a 80-67 win over WVU Tech in the opening game of the Dickensheets Classic in Institute.
The Golden Eagles led by 11 at the half.
Marquis Brooks and Dustin Kinney scored 22 points for U-C, while Armond Ivory had 12 to lead Tech.
In the second game, West Virginia State beat Mount Olive, North Carolina 94-93.
Ted Scott made two free throws with 19 second left in the game to seal the victory for the Yellow Jackets.
He ended up with 23 points.