Big South Conference Tournament - Coastal Carolina Downs Charleston Southern 73-68 - Match Report
Coastal Carolina grabbed a 73-68 win over Charleston Southern on Friday, behind a 20-point effort from Josh Cameron at HTC Center.
Coastal Carolina was a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Warren Gillis had 18 points for Coastal Carolina and Elijah Wilson chipped in with 16 points. Warren Gillis had 4 assists for them, while El Hadji Ndieguene was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Charleston Southern got 21 points from Arlon Harper in a losing cause and another 19 points from Sheldon Strickland. Sheldon Strickland contributed 2 assists for them, while Paul Gombwer had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charleston Southern were victorious, as the score was 25-22 at the break.
Coastal Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 59-41.