CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The University of Charleston outscored Concord 41-36 in the second half to pull away from the Mountain Lions for a 71-66 men's basketball win Thursday night at Eddie King Gymnasium.
UC (15-5, 11-5 West Virginia Conference) was led by Terrell Lipkins, who finished with 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting. The Golden Eagles also got a double-double from Fred Simpson, who finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Evan Faulker also had a solid showing with 16 points.
For Concord (11-9, 7-9), Damien Tunstalle had 14 points while Jordan Davis and Mike Boyd each scored 13. Nick Moyer led the Mountain Lions with eight rebounds.
UC's next game is scheduled for Saturday, when the Golden Eagles host Pitt Johnstown at 6 p.m.
UC WOMEN WIN: The University of Charleston made 14 3-pointers and four players scored in double figures as the Golden Eagles notched a 92-72 win against visiting Concord.
UC (12-8, 9-7 West Virginia Conference) went 14 of 29 from beyond the arc with three made 3-pointers each from Chrissy Keir, LeAnne Ross and Jessi Cowden. Keir led UC with 19 points while Ross and Cowden each finished with 13 points and Nichole Perry scored 11.
Amanda Smith led Concord (6-16, 5-11) with 18 points while Rachel Artrip scored 16 and Stephanie Wagner added 10 points for the Mountain Lions.
MARSHALL WOMEN LOSE: Marshall fell to Central Florida on Thursday 64-52 in the UCF Arena. Briahanna Jackson paced the Knights (8-14, 2-6 Conference USA) with 18 points. Erica Woods led the Herd (7-14, 1-7), totaling 20 points and surpassing her former career-high of 16, while Suporia Dickens chipped in 15 points.
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Marshall coach Doc Holliday formally announced Thursday the hiring of Alex Mirabal as an assistant coach for the offensive side of the coaching staff.