Coastal Carolina beats Gardner-Webb 75-60
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Warren Gillis scored 18 points, leading a balanced attack, as Coastal Carolina cruised to a 75-60 win over Gardner-Webb on Saturday.
Josh Cameron and Elijah Wilson both scored 16 points and Badou Diagne added 11 points and 12 boards. Gillis also recorded seven steals. Coastal Carolina (16-10, 9-3 Big South) shot 57 percent from the floor.
Gardner-Webb (14-13, 7-5) was led by Donta Harper with 16 points while Jerome Hill and Tyrell Nelson both added 12.
With the score tied at 16, Gardner-Webb made an 8-point run to grab the lead, then hung on to lead 28-25 at the intermission after Coastal Carolina ran off the next seven points, including a trey by Eric Smith.
The Chanticleers tied the game at 52 on a pair of Josh Cameron free throws, then ran off 12 of the next 14 points to take control of the game.