CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Ante Brzovic had 16 points in Charleston's 71-69 victory over Iona in a season opener on Monday night.

Brzovic shot 6 of 11 from the field and 4 for 4 from the line for the Cougars. Frankie Policelli scored 15 points while going 5 of 11 (3 for 9 from 3-point range), and added eight rebounds. Ben Burnham shot 4 for 12 (0 for 4 from 3-point range) and 5 of 7 from the free throw line to finish with 13 points.

Greg Gordon led the way for the Gaels with 18 points, 14 rebounds and three steals. Idan Tretout added 17 points for Iona. In addition, Jeremiah Quigley had nine points and two steals.


Both teams play on Friday. Charleston (SC) plays Duquesne and Iona hosts Sacred Heart.


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