SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Cameron Wells scored 24 points, including 17 in the second half, to lead The Citadel to a 63-56 win over Eastern Michigan in the first round of the Hispanic College Fund Challenge at Missouri State University.
The Citadel (2-1) led through most of the game and was up 45-37 with 9:47 left before Eastern Michigan (1-1) went on a 15-5 run to take the lead at 52-50 with 4:42 remaining.
Wells then scored the last 12 of The Citadel's final 13 points for the win.
Eastern Michigan was hurt by 17 turnovers that led to 14 Citadel points.