UC men win Wednesday night

Yellowjacket men fall to Concord
Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 10:04 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston scored 63 points in the first half and cruised to a 109-74 win over Davis & Elkins on Wednesday night at the Wehrle Innovation Center. The Golden Eagles extended their winning streak to 11 games with the win. UC (11-2) made nearly 70 percent of its shots in the first half (25-of-36) on its way to a 63-33 lead at the half. The Golden Eagles ended up shooting 64 percent from the field and had assists on 29 of its 43 field goals on the night.

Shunta Wilson led the way for UC with 20 points and seven rebounds. Isaiah Gable had 15 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. Keith Williams scored 18 points, while Eddie Colbert added 16 more. Lamont McManus chipped in 10 points. Breland Walton led D&E (3-8) with 20 points. Gyasi Powell scored 17, and Kyle Leslie had 11 points to go with five boards.

Concord withstood a late charge from West Virginia State and downed the Yellow Jackets, 96-81, on Wednesday night at the Walker Convocation Center. CU led by three at the break and pushed its lead into double digits in the second half before a WVSU run made it a 68-67 game with 8:09 to go. Concord, though, would not allow West Virginia State to ever grab the lead, coming up with an answer down the stretch.

A 16-7 Mountain Lion run that began at the 5:34 mark sealed the game for Concord. Ethan Heller paced Concord (7-5) with a game-high 33 points. He also dished out eight assists on the night. Malik Johnson had 26 points and eight rebounds, and David Mulumba had 14 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out. Anthony Pittman led WVSU (6-5) with 24 points and 13 rebounds. Glen Abram scored 23 points and had seven rebounds. Gus Stone chipped in 12 points.

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