The College of Charleston men's basketball team opened its 2011-12 season with a 78-69 Friday in front of a sellout crowd at TD Arena.

Senior Antwaine Wiggins led the Cougars with 18 points and seven rebounds, while sophomore Trent Wiedeman added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Junior Andrew Lawrence scored 16 and freshman Adjehi Baru had 11 points and eight rebounds.

The Cougars will face Morehead State at 8 a.m. Tuesday as part of ESPN's 24-hour basketball marathon.

Read more later at postandcourier.com and in tomorrow's newspaper.