Coastal Carolina 80, N.C.-Asheville 59

Anthony Raffa and Desmond Holloway each scored 18 points to lead

five players in double figures as Coastal Carolina routed North

Carolina-Asheville 80-59 on Thursday night.

The win was the 15th in a row for the Chanticleers (17-2, 8-0

Big South), who own the nation’s fourth longest NCAA Division I

winning streak. It was the Chanticleers’ fourth consecutive win in

the series.

Chad Gray added 15 points, Sam McLaurin had 12 and Kierre

Greenwood 10 for the Chanticleers.

Coastal Carolina outscored the Bulldogs 17-3 on fast break

points and converted the opposition’s 13 turnovers into 20 points.

The Chanticleers also won the battle close to the basket,

outscoring the Bulldogs 37-25 in the paint.

J.P. Primm had 17 points and Matt Dickey chipped in 10 for the

Bulldogs (9-9, 4-4), who had their three-game winning streak

snapped.