Coastal Carolina 96, Covenant 54
Anthony Raffa scored 17 points to lead four players in double
figures for Coastal Carolina, which started quickly and finished
the same way in a 96-54 victory Friday night over Covenant
The Chanticleers opened with a 9-2 run and led 48-31 at
A pair of Coastal Carolina turnovers to start the second half
helped Covenant get within 13 with 17:47 left, but that was as
close as they would come the rest of the way.
The Chanticleers held the Scots without a field goal for an 8:38
stretch of the second half and finished the game with a 44-15
Jon Pack had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Coastal Carolina,
which went 28-5 last season and was the Big South Conference
regular-season champion. Sam McLaurin added 11 points and Chris
Gradnigo 10 for the Chanticleers.
Zarome Lakey scored 12 points to lead Covenant, a Division III