Liberty vs Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina 78, Liberty 68

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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.

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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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Coast. Car.12-624-10130
Radford12-622-12154
Winthrop12-619-13202
Gardner-Webb10-820-15138
NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
Liberty2-168-24347
 
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