No. 22 Charleston wins 16th straight

Since dropping their second game of the season to then-No. 1 North Carolina, the College of Charleston's perfect run has brought the team national attention.

By

Sports

January 12, 2023 - 1:41 PM

The Charleston Cougars celebrate a second half basket during a NCAA men's basketball game against the Old Dominion Monarchs in Norfolk, Va. on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Dalton Bolon scored 16 points and No. 22 College of Charleston held off UNC Wilmington 71-69 in their Colonial Athletic Association showdown Wednesday night to extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 16 games.

Ante Brzovic and Ryan Larson had 13 points apiece as the Cougars (17-1, 5-0 CAA) ended the Seahawks’ 13-game win streak, the longest in program history.

“They’re a championship-caliber team. We’ll see them again (on Feb. 8) and it’ll be an absolute battle like it was tonight,” Charleston coach Pat Kelsey said.

Related
April 10, 2013
December 10, 2012
March 14, 2012
March 6, 2012