Coastal Carolina vs Charleston Southern

Coastal Carolina 80, Charleston Southern 77


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Anthony Raffa scored 23 points and Kierre Greenwood's 3-pointer put Coastal Carolina ahead to stay in overtime of an 80-77 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.

Greenwood, who scored 16 points for the Chanticleers (11-4, 4-1 Big South Conference), hit his go-ahead shot with 24 seconds left.

Raffa, who cut a 77-74 Charleston Southern lead to one point with 1:47 left, added a free throw with 9 seconds remaining for the final margin.

Coastal Carolina led 69-63 with 1:01 left in regulation, but the Buccaneers (10-6, 4-2) rallied with two free throws and a layup by Mathiang Muo and a 3-pointer by Arlon Harper with 4 seconds left. Harper finished with 22 points and Muo 20 for Charleston Southern.

The Buccaneers led 26-17 in the first half but Coastal Carolina cut the margin to 26-25 at halftime.

There were 13 ties and 16 lead changes in the game.

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Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
S. McLaurin, F406-110-0121412
J. Pack, C261-32-26044
D. Nieman, G423-50-10208
K. Greenwood, G416-143-542316
A. Raffa, G408-135-661423
C. Gradnigo288-130-071117
D. Moore30-00-01100
W. Gillis20-00-00000
J. Griffin20-10-00020
C. Ashford10-00-00000
Totals 32-6010-143881880
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
K. Martin, F383-101-29127
M. Muo, F288-142-250220
C. Bowen, F171-32-31014
A. Harper, G337-113-443422
S. Nimley, G302-122-22236
P. Gombwer284-61-39029
J. Sexton242-43-52137
S. Strickland190-80-00110
C. Grier81-10-13002
Totals 28-6914-224081877
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-335
Georgia St.0-07-4224
Coast. Car.0-06-5186
S. Alabama0-06-5287
Texas St.0-05-5336
App. St.0-05-7270
Arkansas St.0-04-7345
Little Rock0-02-9314

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Char. So.0-04-5327
High Point0-04-5302
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