Coastal Carolina 90, UNC Wilmington 86

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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.

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 Top Performers
 N.C. Wilmington
D. Fountain D. Fountain
7-13,  22 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Coastal Carolina
E. Richardson E. Richardson
12-16,  27 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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