Coastal Carolina downs NAIA Montreat 83-70

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Jaylen Shaw scored 23 points, Zac Cuthbertson finished with 22 and the two combined to shoot 14 of 20 from the field as Coastal Carolina beat NAIA Montreat College 83-70 on Saturday.

Shaw was 7 of 9 from both the field and free-throw line, while Cuthbertson was 7 of 11 from the field and 6 of 8 from the line. Cuthbertson added 10 rebounds and five assists.

Demario Beck added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Chanticleers (6-5) and Artur Labinowicz scored 10 with nine rebounds. Coastal Carolina had 48-33 rebounding edge with 12 coming on the offensive end.

Shaw, Cuthbertson and Matt Lindsey each made 3s to start the game and the Chanticleers never trailed. Artur Labonowicz’ 3-pointer with 10:34 left before halftime made it 21-9.

David Caldwell led the Cavaliers with 15 points, Zach Davis scored 14 and Jeron Hemphill and Ej Reed each added 10 points. Hemphill also had seven rebounds, four steals and four assists.