GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Anthony Stitt scored 15 points and College of Charleston used a strong second half to rout Furman 74-50 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Trent Wiedeman finished with 13 points and nine rebounds for the Cougars (22-9, 14-4 Southern Conference), who have won two straight games. Willis Hall had nine points and 15 rebounds, and Andrew Lawrence and Nori Johnson each had 10 points.
College of Charleston, which trailed by 11 points in the first half, went into halftime up 27-23, and then continued to dominate in the second half. The Cougars scored 19 straight points, capped by Anthony Thomas' dunk with 5:29 left to give them a 67-37 advantage -- their largest of the contest.
College of Charleston outrebounded the Paladins 48-28.
DeAndre Ayton, No. 1 in the Class of 2017, and a few other top names took center stage at Nike EYBL Session 4.
Freshman Malik Newman will transfer from Mississippi State after averaging 11.3 points per game last season.
Illinois, led by Malcolm Hill, Leron Black and Mike Thorne, looks to return to the NCAA tourney after missing it for three consecutive seasons.