Johnson leads Appalachian St. past Coastal Carolina 78-58
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Isaac Johnson matched his career high with a season-high 22 points as Appalachian State romped past Coastal Carolina 78-58 on Saturday.
The Mountaineers built a 21-4 lead and never trailed. They extended the lead to 40-22 at intermission. Tommy Burton’s basket with 17:11 left brought Coastal Carolina within 42-34; the only time the Chanticleers got within single digits in the second half.
DeVante’ Jones had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Chanticleers (11-10, 4-6). Burton added 12 points and seven rebounds. Keishawn Brewton had 11 points.
Appalachian State takes on Arkansas State on the road on Thursday. Coastal Carolina faces Arkansas-Little Rock on the road on Thursday.