Coastal Carolina vs Longwood

Coastal Carolina 80, Longwood 72

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FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) - Anthony Raffa scored 26 points and Coastal Carolina pulled away in the final minute to defeat Longwood 80-72 Saturday in the Big South Conference opener for both teams.

Warren Gillis added a career-high 21 points and Kierre Greenwood had 19 while El Hadji Ndieguene grabbed 12 rebounds for the Chanticleers (6-6), who have won four of their last five.

Coastal Carolina opened up leads of 10 points in the first half and nine in the second, but the Lancers (3-12), who joined the Big South this season, pulled ahead at 56-54.

After four ties, the Chanticleers regained the lead for good.

With 1:07 left, Longwood got to 73-71, but two free throws by Greenwood, four straight points by Raffa and a free throw by Ndieguene ended the threat as the Lancers managed just one point.

Nik Brown scored 19 points and Michael Kessens had 12 with 10 rebounds for Longwood.

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Scoreboard
Coastal Carolina (6-6) «453580
Longwood (3-12)383472

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Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
E. Ndieguene, F331-43-412025
U. Ljeskovic, F171-20-03132
A. Raffa, G3510-145-652226
K. Greenwood, G345-108-936519
W. Gillis, G3210-160-260021
M. Enanga251-51-24133
T. Curtis130-10-01100
C. Ashford80-01-10001
B. Diagne31-30-01013
Totals 29-5518-2437111680
 52.7%75% 
Longwood Lancers
M. Kessens, F386-80-2102412
J. Dublin, F275-80-070310
D. Robinson, G333-90-10119
T. Carey, G323-101-33118
N. Brown, G236-106-715419
L. Woodhouse202-70-12845
K. Ziegler193-41-11227
S. Shockley51-20-01102
J. Havenstein30-10-01010
Totals 29-598-1528202072
 49.2%53.3% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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

Big South
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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DUKE 80
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ND 93
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BUTL 57
GTOWN 48 Final
MU 49
OHST 55 Final
ILL 74
IAST 66 Final
CREI 79
BUCK 64 Final
MIZZ 66
NCST 78 Final
BC 73
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CINCY 52
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ARIZ 60
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