Liberty vs Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina 78, Liberty 68

  •  

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Chris Gradnigo scored 23 points to lead Coastal Carolina over Liberty 78-68 on Saturday.

Gradnigo was 5 of 9 from 3-point range, and the Chanticleers (7-1, 2-0 Big South Conference) finished 8 of 18 from long range in their fifth straight win over the Flames.

Coastal Carolina made 50 percent of their field goals (27 of 54), including 7-of-11 shooting by Anthony Raffa, who finished with 17 points. Kierre Greenwood chipped in 11 for the Chanticleers.

Coastal Carolina trailed 14-11 with 12:30 left in the first half, before going on a 17-4 run capped by Jon Pack's layup with 5:44 left. Gradnigo scored 10 points during the spurt.

The Chanticleers wouldn't trail the rest of the way.

Tavares Speaks led the Flames (2-7, 0-2) with 15 points and David Minaya had 14. Antwan Burrus added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Liberty, in its sixth straight loss.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Liberty (2-7)363268
Coastal Carolina (7-1) «433578

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Liberty Flames
A. Burrus, F326-140-0100212
J. Vander Pol, C220-22-65042
J. Sanders, G352-104-561029
D. Minaya, G336-152-282214
T. Speaks, G337-111-230115
J. Sanders242-60-00035
C. Phillips142-42-20136
E. Layer41-20-10023
S. Baird21-10-01002
K. Assinesi10-00-00000
Totals 27-6511-1837131968
 41.5%61.1% 
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
C. Gradnigo, F388-162-271423
S. McLaurin, F284-41-26039
J. Pack, C211-40-05022
A. Raffa, G357-112-325217
W. Gillis, G221-42-22344
K. Greenwood282-77-942211
D. Moore123-51-11209
B. Crawford91-10-03132
J. Griffin70-21-23211
Totals 27-5416-2135162178
 50%76.2% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop13-523-9130
High Point13-521-11157
UNC-Ash.12-622-12137
Coast. Car.12-621-12164
Gardner-Webb10-817-16209
Liberty10-813-19264
Radford9-916-15191
Campbell5-1312-18308
Presbyterian5-1311-20319
Longwood5-1310-23323
Char. So.5-139-21298
 
Other games
NC 72 Final
Kentucky 73
Iowa St 66 Final
Michigan 76
UTRGV 35 Final
Ohio St 64
Purdue 63 Final
XAV 66
Arkansas 62 Final
UConn 75
GONZ 75 Final
Illinois 82
MU 61 Final
Wisc 54
PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
STL 73
SFA 42 Final
Tx A&M 55
Aus Peay 60 Final
Memphis 91
W Virg 62 Final
Miss St 75