Nelson carries Delaware past Charleston 67-66

Dec 31, 2021, 12:20 AM | Updated: 2:22 pm

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jameer Nelson Jr. had 22 points as Delaware narrowly beat Charleston 67-66 on Friday.

Kevin Anderson and Ryan Allen each had 14 points for Delaware (10-5, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association).

Allen gave Delaware a 67-63 lead with 2:34 left and Anderson made a steal on Charleston’s final possession.

John Meeks had 17 points for the Cougars (8-5, 0-1). Brenden Tucker added 15 points. Osinachi Smart had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

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