Liberty 61, Coastal Carolina 57
David Minaya scored 18 points and Tavares Speaks scored 10 of
his 12 in the second half as Liberty defeated Coastal Carolina
61-57 Thursday night.
Speaks made 1 of 2 free throws with 16 seconds left to put the
Flames (13-17, 8-9 Big South Conference) ahead 60-57. Chris
Gradnigo missed a 3-pointer for the Chanticleers (18-10, 11-6) on
their ensuing possession.
A 3-pointer by Gradnigo with 29 seconds remaining had brought
Coastal Carolina within two points, 59-57.
Neither team led by more than nine points in the game, which
featured 17 lead changes.
Joel Vander Pol scored 13 points for Liberty, which has won
eight of its last 11 Big South games after losing its first
Kierre Greenwood had 16 points and seven assists, and Anthony
Raffa had 15 points for Coastal Carolina, which has lost five of
its last six.