Brown lifts Georgia Southern past Coastal Carolina 79-74
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tookie Brown had 17 points as Georgia Southern narrowly beat Coastal Carolina 79-74 on Thursday night. Montae Glenn added 16 points for the Eagles, while Quan Jackson chipped in 15. Jackson also had seven rebounds for the Eagles.
Simeon Carter had 13 points for Georgia Southern (17-10, 9-5 Sun Belt Conference).
Zac Cuthbertson had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Chanticleers (12-13, 6-7), whose losing streak reached four games. Devante Jones added 20 points and six rebounds. Ebrima Dibba had six assists.
Georgia Southern matches up against Appalachian State on the road on Saturday. Coastal Carolina plays Georgia State at home on Saturday.