DePaul beats Coastal Carolina 92-87 in CBI semis
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus and Paul Reed scored 24 points apiece as DePaul edged past Coastal Carolina 92-87 in the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational on Wednesday night.
Jones leads Coastal Carolina over West Virginia 109-91
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Devante Jones had a season-high 32 points as Coastal Carolina got past West Virginia 109-91 in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday...
CCU faces WVU in second round of CBI
Coastal Carolina (16-16) vs. West Virginia (15-20)
CBI Second Round, WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina is set to face off...
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 22 points as Coastal Carolina beat Howard 81-72 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night.
Ertel leads UL-Monroe past C. Carolina 80-50 in Sun Belt
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael Ertel had 20 points as Louisiana-Monroe routed Coastal Carolina 80-50 in the Sun Belt Conference tournament's second round on Thursday night.
La.-Monroe, CCU meet in Sun Belt quarters
Louisiana-Monroe (17-14, 10-9) vs. No. 6 seed Coastal Carolina (15-15, 9-9)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Alex Hicks registered 15 points and eight rebounds as Troy topped Coastal Carolina 74-67 on Saturday.
KJ Simon had 12 points for Troy (12-18, 5-13 Sun Belt Conference),...
Troy looks to end streak vs CCU
Troy (11-18, 4-13) vs. Coastal Carolina (15-14, 9-8)
HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina looks to extend Troy's conference losing...
Coastal Carolina tops South Alabama 92-70
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson had 28 points as Coastal Carolina romped past South Alabama 92-70 on Thursday night.
Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 17 points for Coastal Carolina (15-14, 9-8...
CCU seeks revenge on S. Alabama
South Alabama (14-15, 7-9) vs. Coastal Carolina (14-14, 8-8)
HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina seeks revenge on South Alabama after...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Devante Jones had a season-high 30 points as Coastal Carolina got past Louisiana-Monroe 97-91 on Saturday.
Zac Cuthbertson had 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists...
La.-Monroe seeks revenge on CCU
Coastal Carolina (13-14, 7-8) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (15-12, 8-7)
Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Monroe seeks revenge on Coastal...
Gumbs-Frater lifts Coastal Carolina past Georgia St. 95-82
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had a career-high 29 points as Coastal Carolina beat Georgia State 95-82 on Saturday.
Tommy Burton had 15 points and eight rebounds for Coastal...
CCU looks to end streak vs Ga. State
Georgia State (19-8, 10-4) vs. Coastal Carolina (12-13, 6-7)
HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia State looks to extend Coastal Carolina's...
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...
Shabazz leads Appalachian St. past Coastal Carolina 88-79
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz had 20 points as Appalachian State defeated Coastal Carolina 88-79 on Saturday.
Justin Forrest had 18 points and eight rebounds for Appalachian State (9-16, 4-8 Sun Belt Conference). Isaac Johnson added 14 points and eight rebounds. Adrian Delph had 11 points for the hosts.
Ajay Sanders scored a career-high 22 points for the Chanticleers (12-12, 6-6). Zac Cuthbertson added 17 points and eight rebounds. Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 13 points.
Pearson with 17, Texas St. beats Coastal Carolina 65-57
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 17 points and Texas State beat Coastal Carolina 65-57 on Saturday.
Alex Peacock added 14 points, eight rebounds and four steals for the Bobcats (19-5, 8-3 Sun Belt). Tre'Larenz Nottingham also had 14 points.
Texas State shot 46 percent from the field compared to 35 percent for Coastal Carolina and had a 37-27 rebounding advantage.
The Bobcats scored first and led all the way, building to a 38-23 advantage at the break.
Coastal Carolina claims first win over Louisiana-Lafayette
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 24 points to lead five Coastal Carolina players in double figures and freshman Ebrima Dibba notched his first career double-double to help the Chanticleers roll to a 96-79 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.
Cuthbertson, Jones lead Coastal Carolina to 4th straight win
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson had 29 points and Devante Jones scored 25 while dishing out seven assists as Coastal Carolina held on to beat Louisiana-Monroe 92-81 to win its fourth straight Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday night.
Coastal Carolina (11-9, 5-3) had dropped three in a row before kicking off its current win streak.
Coastal Carolina beats Arkansas State 77-64
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Devante Jones and Zac Cuthbertson scored 16 points apiece as Coastal Carolina got past Arkansas State 77-64 on Saturday.
Ajay Sanders added 15 points and six rebounds and Ebrima Dibba had 10 points for the Chanticleers (10-9, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference).
Coastal Carolina led 40-27 at halftime and kept its lead between 7 and 14 throughout the second half to win its third straight.
Coastal Carolina holds off late charge by Little Rock 72-71
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson made 1 of 3 free throws with less than two seconds remaining to stop a 12-0 run by Little Rock and Coastal Carolina held off the Trojans 72-71 on Thursday night.
Cuthbertson leads C Carolina past Appalachian St 89-72
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 24 points with seven rebounds and Ajay Sanders scored 14 and Coastal Carolina beat Appalachian State 89-72 on Saturday to hand the Mountaineers their six straight loss.
Coastal Carolina started with a 16-0 run as all five starters entered the scoring column with 13:49 before halftime. The Chanticleers led 43-32 at halftime before App State reduced the deficit to 56-54 on a layup by Tyrell Johnson with 12:48 left but they never got closer.
Davis’ shot lifts UT Arlington over Coastal Carolina
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Radshad Davis sank a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left and UT Arlington rallied to beat Coastal Carolina 61-58 on Saturday.
Texas State holds off Coastal Carolina 65-61
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Alex Peacock scored 13 points and Texas State held off a late rally to beat Coastal Carolina 65-61 on Thursday night.
Eric Terry, who finished with 10 points, hit a jumper to give Texas State a 64-61 lead with 11 seconds left and Tre'larenz Nottingham split a pair of free throws with two seconds left to cap the scoring.
Mitchell helps South Alabama beat Coastal Carolina in 2OT
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell had 22 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists and South Alabama pulled away in the second overtime to beat Coastal Carolina 84-77 on Saturday.
Kory Holden added 16 points and scored the go-ahead points for the Jaguars (9-6, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference) on a 3-pointer that made it 78-75 with 3:06 left in the game. Zac Cuthbertson cut the deficit to one for the Chanticleers (7-7, 1-1), but Holden hit another jumper and Mitchell scored the final four points.
Coastal Carolina hits 15 3s, beats Troy 88-75
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater scored 20 on Thursday night and Coastal Carolina made a season-high 15 3-pointers on just 25 attempts to open the Sun Belt season with an 88-75 win over Troy.
Gumbs-Frater tied his career high with six made 3s on nine attempts for the Chanticleers (7-6). Zac Cuthbertson added 17 points, David Kralj scored 15, and Trevion Brown and Amidou Bamba had 11 points apiece.
Coastal Carolina thwarts NC Central comeback in 69-65 win
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 23 points, three other players each scored 10 and Coastal Carolina beat North Carolina Central 69-65 on Sunday.
NC Central's Raasean Davis' 3-point play with 2:23 made it 61-all, but Coastal Carolina (6-5) used an 8-4 spurt the rest of the way to seal the win. Trevion Brown, Cuthbertson and Tommy Burton each sank two foul shots and Josh Coleman added a layup.
Coastal Carolina beats Methodist 88-57 behind Cuthbertson
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson had 19 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, Amidou Bamba added 14 points and 10 boards and Coastal Carolina never trailed in beating Division III Methodist 88-57 on Tuesday night.
David Kralj scored 11 points with three 3-pointers and Trevion Brown made five assists for the Chanticleer (4-3), who shot 57 percent and outrebounded Methodist 40-23.
Jones helps Coastal Carolina pull away from Campbell, 85-75
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Devante Jones scored 13 points in the final five minutes as Coastal Carolina pulled away late to beat Campbell in a non-conference battle between former Big South rivals Friday night.
The game was the first meeting since January of 2016 before the Chanticleers left the Big South for the Sun Belt Conference. Coastal Carolina now has won six of the last seven meetings between the schools, but Campbell leads in the all-time series, 22-20.
Cuthbertson, Coastal Carolina cruise past D-III Ferrum 91-47
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 18 points to lead six scorers into double figures as Coastal Carolina cruised to an easy 91-47 victory over Division III Ferrum in the season opener Tuesday night.
The Chanticleers muscled their way to the win, scoring more than half their points inside while shooting 52 percent from the field, knocking down 32 of 61 shots. They also held a commanding advantage on the boards, outrebounding Ferrum 39-24.
Coastal Carolina hangs out to beat Arkansas State 88-81
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater drilled six from beyond the arc to total 24 points and lead Coastal Carolina to an 88-81 win over Arkansas State in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday night.
Coastal Carolina jumped out to a 46-35 halftime advantage and pushed that to 57-44 before the Red Wolves gradually closed the gap to trail 61-58 following Connor Kern's 3 with 11:27 remaining. The Chanticleers charged back to extend their advantage to 77-68 with 5:11 left.
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.
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 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.
Ajayi has 18 points, S. Alabama holds off C. Carolina 60-57
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored seven of his 18 points in the final minutes as South Alabama held off Coastal Carolina 60-57 on Thursday night to even its Sun Belt Conference record.
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.
Texas State blows lead, edges Coastal Carolina 53-48
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 15 points, Tyler Blount had 14 and Texas State defeated Coastal Carolina 53-48 on Sunday.
The Bobcats (8-7, 1-1 Sun Belt) had a 14-point lead late in the first half before missing 14 of 15 shots during a 12-minute span of the second half allowing Coastal Carolina (7-8, 1-1) to tie, the final time with three minutes left on two Zac Cuthbertson free throws.
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.
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.