Charleston is off to one of many nation’s greatest begins, and the N0. 23 Cougars will put their 14-1 file on the road Wednesday by touring to face North Carolina A&T in a CAA showdown on CBS Sports activities Community. The sport marks the Aggies’ first residence sport as a member of the CAA after they competed within the Large South final season following a long time within the MEAC.
Upsetting Charleston would mark an announcement win for North Carolina A&T because it begins the 2023 calendar yr following a 6-9 (1-1 CAA) begin underneath first-year coach Phillip Shumpert. The Aggies picked up an enormous league win on Saturday to make for a cheerful New 12 months’s Eve as they defeated Hofstra 81-79 behind 21 factors from Demetric Horton, who appeared on the for the 2023 HBCU All-Star Recreation (Click on right here for tickets). Duncan Powell and Tyrese Elliott additionally mixed for 30 factors off the bench.
Charleston enters on a 13-game successful streak since a loss at North Carolina on Nov. 11. Throughout that stretch, the Cougars have knocked off high quality foes akin to Richmond, Davidson, Colorado State and Virginia Tech. Second-year coach Pat Kelsey’s squad is averaging 80.5 factors per sport and ranks tenth nationally in made 3-pointers per sport at 10.1. The Cougars have 5 gamers averaging in double figures as a part of a deep rotation that options 9 gamers averaging greater than 16 minutes per contest.
watch Charleston vs. North Carolina A&T reside
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 4 | Time: 5 p.m. ET
Location: Corbett Sports activities Heart — East Greensboro, North Carolina
TV: CBS Sports activities Community [Channel finder]
Reside stream: CBSSports.com | Cellular: CBS Sports activities App