Dahlman scores 18, Wofford beats The Citadel 75-66

2/28/10 in NCAABB

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Noah Dahlman scored 18 points for Wofford, which led all the way in a 75-66 victory over The Citadel on Saturday night.

Paced by Cameron Wells' 25 points, The Citadel kept its deficit in single digits most of the game, and the Terriers (23-18, 15-3 Southern Conference) never led by more than 15 points, 65-50, with 6:02 left.

Both teams shot well, the Bulldogs (15-15, 9-9) making 52.9 percent (27-for-51) to the Terriers' 52.2 percent (24-for-46). But Wofford had a big edge in free throws, going 21-for-27 to The Citadel's 5-for-10.

Tim Johnson scored 10 points for Wofford, and Jamar Diggs had nine points and six assists.

Harrison DuPont scored 16 points for The Citadel.

The Citadel will play March 5 in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament in Charlotte, N.C. Wofford, the top seed in the South Division, has a bye into the quarterfinals March 6.

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