Coastal Carolina 68, N.C. Central 57
Mario Edwards scored 18 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a
68-57 win over North Carolina Central on Monday night.
Joseph Harris added 16 points for the Chanticleers (23-5), who
have won four of their last five games. Kierre Greenwood chipped in
with 13 points.
The Eagles (7-21) trailed for the entire game as Coastal
Carolina jumped out to a 22-2 lead after a layup from Chad Gray
with 8:50 remaining in the first half.
The Chanticleers led 31-20 at halftime, and North Carolina
Central would get no closer than eight the rest of the way.
Nick Chasten paced the Eagles with 17 points and six rebounds
and C.J. Wilkerson added 16 points. The loss snapped a three-game
winning streak for North Carolina Central, their longest of the
Coastal Carolina outrebounded North Carolina Central 41-26.