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Aldridge with 21, scores late FTs, Davidson beats College of Charleston 82-81


Davidson, North Carolina — Peyton Aldridge, who finished with 21 points, made two free throws with 4.1 seconds left to give Davidson an 82-81 victory over College of Charleston on Saturday.

Aldridge nailed a 3-point jumper and Oskar Michelsen followed with two free throws for a 78-76 lead with 5:17 left. Cameron Johnson, who scored 13 points, answered with a trey and followed with a layup to give Charleston an 81-78 lead.

Andrew McAuliffe drove for a layup to trail 81-80 with 2:12 left. Brantley fouled Aldridge and he made both free throws for the win.

Jack Gibbs had 18 points, Brian Sullivan added 16, and Jordan Barham chipped in 10 for Davidson (2-0).

Davidson was up 52-45 at the break but the Cougars charged back to lead 56-54 following a 3-pointer with 16:39 left. Barry finished with 31 points on 12-of-24 shooting from the floor for Charleston (2-1).

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