CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Jarrell Brantley had 21 points and 14 rebounds as Charleston beat Elon 72-53 on Thursday night.
McManus hit consecutive 3s to cap a 23-7 opening run for the Cougars as they built a 33-26 halftime advantage. Elon pulled within five points midway through the second half but didn't get closer.
Charleston takes on William & Mary (7-13, 3-5) at home on Saturday. Elon faces UNC Wilmington (8-13, 4-4) on the road on Saturday.
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