Coastal Carolina holds on to edge UNC Asheville 81-79

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Shivaughn Wiggins scored 24 points and Coastal Carolina edged UNC Asheville 81-79 on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. Jaylen Shaw added 14 points for the Chanticleers (18-10, 12-6 Big South Conference) who will continue as the third seed in the upcoming conference tournament. Shaw sank a 3-pointer with 5:06 to go in the first half, sparking...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Winthrop Closes Out Rivalry In Style, Remains Tied Atop Big South

Winthrop guard Keon Johnson (5) drains a free throw.  The Eagles were perfect from the line in 20 attempts.  (Brian Wilmer/CHD)Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmatters ROCK HILL, S.C. – Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey has frequently referred to sophomore forward Xavier Cooks as his team’s “barometer”, meaning that as he goes, the team goes.  Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis called...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina holds off Presbyterian 69-66

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Shivaughn Wiggins scored 24 points with a career-high four 3-pointers, and Coastal Carolina led from start to finish and held off Presbyterian 69-66 Wednesday night for its sixth-straight win. Badou Diagne scored 12 points, Colton Ray-St Cyr added 11 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds, and the Chanticleers (14-8, 8-4 Big South) outrebounded the Blue Hose...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina downs UNC Asheville 68-66 in OT

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Elijah Wilson scored 23 points, including five in overtime, and Coastal Carolina beat Big South Conference leader UNC Asheville 68-66 Wednesday night for its fourth-straight win. Ron Trapps scored 14 points, Shivaughn Wiggins added 11 and Badou Diagne grabbed 10 rebounds for the Chanticleers (12-8, 6-4), who entered fourth in the conference standings. Wilson...
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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina coasts past Charleston Southern, 78-63

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Shivaughn Wiggins and Jaylen Shaw combined to score 45 points and Coastal Carolina built a big first-half lead and coasted to a 78-63 win over Charleston Southern Saturday. The Chanticleers raced to a 44-23 lead by intermission, with Shaw knocking down three 3-pointers in the final 7:01 to cap the period. Elijah Wilson hit a pair of 3-pointers in the opening...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina tops Presbyterian 87-58

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Ron Trapps scored 21 points with five 3-pointers and Coastal Carolina topped Presbyterian 87-58 on Thursday. Coastal Carolina (9-8, 3-4 Big South) shot over 52 percent, including 11 of 26 from beyond the arc. Elijah Wilson and Jaylen Shaw finished with 15 points apiece and Badou Diagne added 14 points. The Chanticleers outrebounded Presbyterian 42-25. Reggie...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilson with 17 points, Coastal Carolina beats Winthrop 82-63

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Elijah Wilson scored 17 points as Coastal Carolina beat Winthrop 82-63 on Saturday. Wilson finished with 7-of-14 shooting from the field including three from distance for the Chanticleers (8-6, 2-2 Big South). Badou Diagne added 15 points with four rebounds and three steals, Jaylen Shaw had 10 points and three assists and Tristian Curtis chipped in nine points...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaw makes late 3; Coastal Carolina edges Alabama St. 68-65

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Jaylen Shaw made a 3-pointer with four seconds left and Coastal Carolina edged Alabama State 68-65 on Sunday. Badou Diagne split a pair of free throws to give the Chanticleers a 65-64 lead with 1:23 remaining. Steve Rogers and Bobby Brown both missed 3-point attempts for Alabama State in the final minute. The Hornets' Torloft Thomas made a free throw to tie it...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina beats Division III member NC Wesleyan 98-73

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Elijah Wilson made four 3-pointers and scored 22 points to help Coastal Carolina beat Division III member North Carolina Wesleyan 98-73 on Wednesday night. Jaylen Shaw added 18 points with seven assists for Coastal Carolina (5-4). Badou Diagne had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Chanticleers, who went to the free-throw line 35 times compared to Wesleyan's eight...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Campbell rallies after halftime, tops Coastal Carolina 79-73

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) D.J. Mason scored 17 points and collared a career-high 14 rebounds as Cambell rallied after halftime to defeat Coastal Carolina 79-73 in the Big South Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. Campbell (2-2, 1-0) trailed by 10 early in the second half, but slowly worked into a 57-57 tie on a Mason layup with 9:46 to play. Shivaughn Wiggins led defending...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina beats College Of Charleston 67-61

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Elijah Wilson and Badou Diagne had 14 points apiece as Coastal Carolina took control down the stretch to beat College of Charleston 67-61 on Tuesday night. Diagne also grabbed 10 rebounds. Shivaughn Wiggins added 13 points and Colton Ray-St Cyr chipped in 10 as Coastal Carolina (3-2) beat Charleston on its home floor for the first time since the 1976-77 season...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilson, Coastal Carolina beat Piedmont International 116-35

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Elijah Wilson had 25 points and seven rebounds, Ron Trapps made five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, and Coastal Carolina beat Piedmont International 116-35 on Saturday. It was the second straight 100-plus scoring game for Coastal Carolina after a 104-67 win over Grace Bible on Wednesday. Michel Enanga had 16 points and eight rebounds for Coastal Carolina...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina to be 1st college bball team to visit Cuba

Cuba has never once hosted a college basketball program before and this summer, they will be doing so. The NCAA allows schools to make an overseas trip once every four years and Coastal Carolina will be taking theirs in August. According to College Basketball Talk, the Chanticleers will travel to Cuba from August 6-14. During their visit, they will play the Cuban national team in...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina Claims Back-to-Back Big South Tournament Championships - 2015 Big South Championships

Coastal Carolina wins the 2015 Big South Championships. ( Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersCONWAY, S.C. -- Charleston Southern coach Barclay Radebaugh spoke a familiar refrain about the quality of the Big South Conference after his team’s loss to Longwood  tournament quarterfinals on Friday, stating that the conference was “the best it’s...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Going Coastal: Chants win 2nd Big South tourney title in a row

  Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis stood atop the ladder after slipping the Big South Conference championship net around his neck. The fit was just as sweet as ever. ''This is a euphoric moment,'' Ellis said Sunday, celebrating his team's second consecutive conference title, an 81-70 victory over Winthrop. Now, Ellis is on another mission — gaining a higher seed in the NCAA...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Going Coastal: Chants win 2nd straight Big South title 81-70

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Warren Gillis scored 22 points and Elijah Wilson had 14 of his 19 in the second half to lead Coastal Carolina to its second consecutive NCAA berth with an 81-70 victory over Winthrop in the Big South Conference tournament championship on Sunday. The Chanticleers (24-9) defeated Winthrop in the finals for a second straight year, using a 15-4 run at the start of...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina Holds Off Late Gardner-Webb Charge To Reach Big South Championship - 2015 Big South Championships

Coastal Carolina forward Badou Diagne paced the Chanticleers in a semifinal victory. ( Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersCONWAY, S.C. -- The destination was perfectly fine for Cliff Ellis’ Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Saturday.  It was the journey that gave his team some concern.Both Gardner-Webb and Coastal Carolina had late nights in Friday’s semifinals, with...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina advances to Big South title game, 73-70

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Badou Diagne scored 19 points and third-seeded Coastal Carolina beat seventh-seeded Gardner-Webb 73-70 on Saturday to reach the Big South Conference championship game. The Chanticleers (23-9) will meet fifth-seeded Winthrop on Sunday in a repeat of last year's title-game matchup won by Coastal Carolina. Leading by three with 24 seconds left, the Chanticleers' Warren...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina Defeats UNC Asheville In Quartefinal Nightcap - 2015 Big South Championships

Elijah Wilson scored a career high in Friday's victory. ( Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersCONWAY, S.C. -- After star Asheville guard Andrew Rowsey compiled 34 points against Liberty in Wednesday’s Big South Championships first-round action, it was a fair question to wonder who would stop him -- and how it would be possible.  Playing in their first game of the tournament...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina tops UNC Asheville 74-57

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Elijah Wilson came off the bench to knockdown seven 3-pointers and score 29 points as No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina rallied from six points down early in the second half to post a 74-57 win over UNC-Asheville in a quarterfinal-round game at the Big South Conference tournament Friday night. The highest remaining seed in the tournament, Coastal Carolina (22-9) found...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Presbyterian beats Coastal Carolina 80-69

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Jordan Downing scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Presbyterian roll to an 80-69 victory over Coastal Carolina on Thursday night. Presbyterian (10-20, 6-11 Big South) breaks a three-game losing skid while Coastal Carolina (21-9, 12-6) had its four-game win streak snapped and remains in third place in the conference behind High Point and Charleston...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Diagne, Coastal Carolina pull away, beat Longwood 72-59

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) Badou Diagne had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and four more Coastal Carolina players scored in double figures to lead the Chanticleers to a 72-59 win over Longwood on Monday night. Shivaughn Wiggins scored 14, Josh Cameron and Marcus Freeman added 13 apiece and Elijah Wilson had 10 points for Coastal Carolina (21-8, 12-5 Big South), which sits a half-game back...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina beats Campbell 81-57

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Warren Gillis scored 17 points to lead three players in double figures as Coastal Carolina routed Campbell 81-57 on Thursday night. Coastal Carolina (20-8, 11-5 Big South) has won five of its last six games, and pulls within a half game of conference leaders Charleston Southern and High Point. Josh Cameron hit four 3-pointers, and scored 15 of his 16 points in...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina routs Liberty 96-56

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Josh Cameron scored 17 points and Coastal Carolina routed Liberty 96-56 on Saturday. Elijah Wilson had 16 points, Shivaughn Wiggins added 12 and Warren Gillis tacked on 10. Coastal Carolina (18-8, 9-5 Big South) shot 55 percent, including 13 of 23 from beyond the arc and 15 of 18 from the line, and outrebounded Liberty 43-23. Both teams started slowly, and it was...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Coastal Carolina rolls over UNC Asheville 68-56

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Josh Cameron scored 18 points and Elijah Wilson added 15 to lead Coastal Carolina to a 68-56 Big South Conference victory over North Carolina-Asheville on Tuesday night. With the victory, Coastal Carolina's Cliff Ellis became the first coach in Division I history to win 150 or more games at four different schools. Cameron was 4 of 8 from the floor and made 9 of...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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