Cryer, Shead lead No. 6 Houston to Charleston title with 69-55 victory over Dayton

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — LJ Cryer scored 18 points and Jamal Shead had 16 as No. 6 Houston ran past Dayton 69-55 to win the Charleston Classic tournament title on Sunday night. Shead had a season-high in points and had seven of his team’s first nine as they opened a 10-point lead less than six minutes in. It was the first Charleston crown and 34th overall for the Cougars. Cryer had four of Houston’s eight 3-pointers. DaRon Holmes II had 16 points to lead Dayton.

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