Appalachian State beats Coastal Carolina 76-67
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Craig Hinton scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Appalachian State beat Coastal Carolina 76-67 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.
Hinton was 7 of 10 from the floor including three from distance for the Mountaineers (14-17, 9-9 Sun Belt Conference), who finish the regular season tied with Louisiana-Monroe for sixth place in the conference standings. Griffin Kinney added 18 points and eight rebounds, Ronshad Shabazz had 11 points and Tyrell Johnson 10.
Coastal Carolina leads entire way in 65-60 victory
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jaylen Shaw scored 15 points and Tyrell Gumbs-Frater added four 3-pointers and 14 points to help Coastal Carolina defeat Little Rock 65-60 on Thursday night.
The Chanticleers shot only 33 percent but made 23 of 34 free throws to 11 of 22 for the Trojans.
Beck scores with 1.3 left; Coastal Carolina beats S. Alabama
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Demario Beck scored 16 points and made the game-winning layup with 1.3 seconds left to give Coastal Carolina a 72-70 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
Troy rallies late to beat Coastal Carolina 66-65
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jordon Varnado hit a jumper and Kevin Barker split a pair of free throws to complete a late Troy rally to slip past Coastal Carolina 66-65 on Thursday night.
The win kept Troy's February record perfect as the Trojans (13-13, 7-6 Sun Belt) have won four straight.
Beck’s OT layup gets Coastal Carolina past Texas State 56-54
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Demario Beck made a layup at the buzzer to lift Coastal Carolina to a 56-54 overtime victory over Texas State on Thursday night.
Nijal Pearson's two free throws tied the game at 54 for the Bobcats with 1:05 to play. Ajay Sanders missed a 3 for the Chanticleers on the ensuing possession, but Texas State committed a turnover before Beck made the game-winner.
Neither team had more than a three-point lead since midway through the second half.
Coastal Carolina pulls away for 72-62 win over Little Rock
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Amidou Bamba scored a career-high 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting to lead Coastal Carolina to a 72-62 win over Little Rock on Saturday.
Jaylen Shaw added 13 points and Ajay Sanders had 11 for Coastal Carolina, which shot 50 percent from the field and got 18 assists on its 24 buckets. Shaw dished out eight of those helpers.
Labinowicz leads Coastal Carolina over Arkansas State 62-47
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Artur Labinowicz scored 17 points and matched a career-high with 10 rebounds to help Coastal Carolina beat Arkansas State 62-47 on Thursday night.
Coastal Carolina (9-13, 3-6 Sun Belt Conference) has won two straight since snapping a six-game skid. Arkansas State (7-14, 2-6) has lost six of its last seven games.
Coastal Carolina stages a comeback to beat Troy, 74-73
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Amidou Bamba tipped in a missed jumper by Jaylen Shaw to give Coastal Carolina a two-point lead with under two minutes left and the Chanticleers made it hold up for a 74-73 comeback win over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference battle Saturday.
Jordon Varnado cut the lead to one with the first of two free throws with 1:36 left, but missed a second to tie the game and the Trojans never got off a shot in the final minute.
Georgia Southern beats Coastal Carolina 77-66 behind Brown
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 22 points, Ike Smith added 19, and Georgia Southern beat Coastal Carolina 77-66 on Thursday night to win its third straight.
Montae Glenn scored 17 points for the Eagles (13-5, 4-1 Sun Belt), who made 10 3-pointers and 21 free throws.
Coastal Carolina closed to 46-39 on Demario Beck's layup early in the second half, but the Eagles pulled steadily away, building a 15-point lead, 72-57, after Glenn's back-to-back dunks amid an 8-0 run with 1:47 left.
Louisiana dispatches Coastal Carolina 81-64
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Frank Bartley IV hit four 3-pointers and scored 22 and Bryce Washington added a double-double to lead Louisiana to an 81-64 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday night.
McDaniel’s 3s lifts UL Monroe past Coastal Carolina 82-72
MONROE, La. (AP) — Sam McDaniel scored a career-high 28 points and made all six of his 3-pointers and free throws and Louisiana Monroe defeated Coastal Carolina 82-72 on Thursday night.
Louisiana Monroe (7-7, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference) built a 20-4 lead with the help of three 3-pointers from McDaniel and another from Jordon Harris who scored 15 points.
Coastal Carolina stuns UT Arlington in Sun Belt opener
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jaylen Shaw totaled 26 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and Coastal Carolina stunned preseason favorite UT Arlington 90-65 on Friday night in a Sun Belt Conference opener.
Artur Labinowicz added 15 points for the Chanticleers (7-7), while reserves Amidou Bamba, Demario Beck and Christian Adams combined to score 37 as the Coastal Carolina bench outscored its counterparts 45-13.
Charleston outlasts Coastal Carolina 67-65 behind Riller
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller tossed in 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting and Jarrell Brantley hit four straight free throws in the final 13 seconds to help Charleston hold off Coastal Carolina 67-65 on Friday.
Joe Chealey added 14 points and Cameron Johnson scored 11 for the Cougars (9-3), who beat the Chanticleers (6-7) for the 16th time in the last 17 games and lead the all-time series 36-13.
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.
Frenchwood’s 3 gives Lamar enough room for 69-67 OT win
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Joey Frenchwood nailed a 3-pointer in the final seconds of overtime to secure the win as Lamar fought off Coastal Carolina 69-67 on Saturday night.
Nick Garth made two free throws and Zjori Bosha added another to give Lamar just enough cushion as Artur Labinowicz drilled a trey to close to 68-67 with ten seconds remaining.
Magee with 26, Wofford beats Coastal Carolina 87-81
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee scored 26 points and dished seven assists as Wofford beat Coastal Carolina 87-81 on Wednesday night.
Magee was 10 of 14 from the field including 5 of 5 from beyond the arc for the Terriers (4-4). Trevor Stumpe added 16 points, Matthew Pegram had 14 points and seven boards, and Cameron Jackson chipped in 11 points.
Wofford averaged 55-percent shooting from the field, 77 percent from the line and 56 percent (14 of 25) from 3-point range.
Coastal Carolina routs NAIA St. Andrews 70-34
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Demario Beck had 12 points and 15 rebounds to lead Coastal Carolina in a 70-34 rout of NAIA St. Andrews on Wednesday.
Jaylen Shaw added 12 points for Coastal Carolina (4-2). Shaw scored his 1,000 career point on a free throw with 8:30 remaining in the first half.
Amidou Bamba had 10 points and Josh Coleman chipped in seven points and a career-high 12 rebounds for the Chanticleers.
Jean Ahoume and Devonte Pettaway scored six points apiece for St. Andrews.
Coastal Carolina routs Piedmont International, 102-50
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 22 points in just 16 minutes of action as Costal Carolina drubbed Piedmont International 102-50 in the season opener Friday night.
The Chanticleers shot 54.9 percent from the field and five players reached double-figure scoring. Jaylen Shaw was perfect shooting, hitting all five field goal attempts, including a trey, and was 3-for-3 from the line. The team was 39 of 71 from the floor, 9 of 24 from deep.
COLUMBIA – The South Carolina men's basketball team inched toward finalization of its schedule on Wednesday with the announcement that the Gamecocks and Coastal Carolina have agreed to a three-game, three-year series beginning Dec. 9 in Columbia. USC will host Coastal again in the 2018-19 season and travel to Conway in 2019-20.