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Cougars Fall as Ave Maria Explodes in Second Half

The Clearwater Christian College Cougars were hoping to pick up an upset win as it ended the first semester schedule on the road at Ave Maria.

CCC battled the Gyrenes tough in the first half as 5 different players hit 3 point FG's and they went into intermission behind by 2 points, 38-36.

However, it was a different story in the second half as host team hit three 3 point FG's in its first five trips down the court to pull away from the Cougars. Ave Maria then exploded for 58 second half points in route to a 96-69 victory.

Bryan Spears and freshman Luke Brigham led CCC with 12 points each. Todd Wahlberg chipped in 11 for the Cougars. Spears and Wahlberg had 10 rebounds each for CCC.