Spalding vs Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina 87, Spalding 43


CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Chris Gradnigo scored 17 points and Coastal Carolina controlled the inside game to rout Spalding 87-43 on Friday night and start a season 4-0 for the first time in 30 years.

The Chanticleers, coming off a 71-63 win over LSU, had a 43-22 rebounding advantage and outscored the NCAA Division III Golden Eagles 50-10 in the paint.

Coastal Carolina shot 68.1 percent from the field (32 of 47) while holding Spalding (0-2) to just 25 percent (12 of 48) in the schools' first meeting.

Anthony Raffa added 13 points for his 13th straight double-figure game going back to last season as 10 of the 13 Chanticleers players scored and nine grabbed rebounds.

Coastal Carolina, which plays at Clemson on Tuesday, was 8-0 to start the 1981-82 season.

Jametrius Brasher scored 11 points to lead the Golden Eagles, who turned the ball over 20 times leading to 25 Coastal Carolina points.

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Q. Hamilton, F321-40-01143
R. Pittman, F281-51-24053
T. Blakemore, G241-81-20014
J. Hardin, G171-31-10143
B. Gabriel180-46-85116
T. St. Julian183-80-01037
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C. Gradnigo, F257-72-474217
J. Pack, C132-24-76048
A. Raffa, G233-56-1013013
K. Greenwood, G194-41-20419
W. Gillis154-50-00029
J. Griffin150-20-04210
D. Moore141-30-00012
C. Ashford131-12-47024
B. Crawford131-34-43136
W. Kirkland123-41-24017
B. Addey80-10-01000
R. Berry40-00-00000
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