Coastal Carolina 90, UNC Wilmington 86
CONWAY, S.C. (AP)—Everage Richardson scored a career-high 27 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 90-86 victory over UNC Wilmington on Wednesday night.
Both teams shot well in the first half, hitting over 50 percent from the floor.
Anthony Breeze sank a foul shot to give the Chanticleers a six-point lead with 4:41 to go. But back-to-back three-pointers from the Seahawks’ Montez Downey and Daniel Fountain tied the game at 84-84.
Jack Leasure broke the tie with a layup, and two free throws by Logan Johnson allowed the Chanticleers to go up 88-84 with 14 seconds left. Coastal sealed the victory with a pair of free throws by Richardson.
Breeze added a career-high 24 points for the Chanticleers (5-5).
Daniel Fountain led four Seahawks (7-4) in double digits with 22 points. Dominique Lacy grabbed a game-best nine rebounds to go with his nine points.