Big first half propels Charleston by Senators

CHARLESTON — Charleston scored 63 points in the first half and cruised to a 109-74 MEC win over Davis & Elkins on Wednesday night at the Wehrle Innovation Center.

The Golden Eagles extended their winning streak to 11 games with the victory.

UC (11-2, 11-2 MEC) 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 the Senators (3-8, 3-8) with 20 points. Gyasi Powell scored 17, while Kyle Leslie had 11 points to go with five boards.

D&E is back home at 6 p.m. on Monday for a rescheduled matchup with West Liberty.

Fairmont State 94

Notre Dame 84

FAIRMONT — Isaiah Sanders went for 31 points to help lead Fairmont State to a 94-84 win over Notre Dame on Wednesday night at Joe Retton Arena.

With the win, Fairmont State improved to 9-2 overall and 9-2 in the MEC. Notre Dame dropped to 4-8 and 4-8.

Sanders was 8-of-13 from the field.


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