Charleston Southern vs Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina 71, Charleston Southern 58

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Chris Gradnigo scored a career-high 24 points off the bench, including a pair of highlight reel dunks, and Coastal Carolina defeated Charleston Southern 71-58 Saturday to win its fourth straight game and sweep the season series.

Trailing 21-17 at the 5:37 mark, the Chanticleers (17-5, 10-2 Big South Conference) went on a 22-7 run spanning both halves to lead 39-28 with 17:50 remaining. The Buccaneers could get no closer than six from there.

Coastal Carolina, ranked second in the NCAA in field goal percentage (50 percent), shot 51.1 percent (24 of 47) compared to 30.3 percent (20 of 66) for Charleston Southern.

The Chanticleers, who beat Charleston Southern 80-77 in overtime on Jan. 7, have not allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent or better through 22 games.

Kierre Greenwood added 19 points and Anthony Raffa 15 for Coastal Carolina.

Arlon Harper led the Buccaneers (14-9, 8-5) with 22 points.

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Charleston Southern (14-9)283058
Coastal Carolina (17-5) «323971

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
P. Gombwer, F331-62-28044
M. Muo, F282-71-21027
J. Sexton, F262-70-00004
S. Nimley, G332-130-03326
A. Harper, G307-154-473422
K. Martin315-123-871413
C. Grier151-40-03022
S. Strickland40-20-02000
Totals 20-6610-163671858
 30.3%62.5% 
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
S. McLaurin, F311-43-34015
J. Pack, C331-33-410135
K. Greenwood, G356-87-733319
A. Raffa, G346-112-231315
D. Nieman, G301-40-04323
C. Gradnigo299-164-671224
W. Gillis30-00-00100
J. Griffin30-00-01000
D. Moore20-10-00010
Totals 24-4719-2237101571
 51.1%86.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

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UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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