Leasure scores 22 to lead Coastal Carolina to win over Radford
RADFORD, Va. (AP)—Jack Leasure scored 22 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 65-61 victory Monday over Radford in a Big South Conference game.
Leasure also was seven-for-seven in free-throw shooting and had seven rebounds for Coastal Carolina (12-11, 5-5 Big South). Logan Johnson had 16 points for the Chants.
Radford (8-16, 3-6) went on a 10-0 run early in the second half, and the two teams were tied at 46, until Amir Johnson hit two three-pointers to put the Highlanders up 52-46 with 5:12 remaining.
Leasure’s three-pointer put Coastal Carolina ahead 58-56 with 2:05 left, then sank four free throws as the Chants hung on for the victory.
Radford was led by Johnson, who had 25 points, including seven of nine three-pointers. Joey Lynch-Flohr had 10 points and 12 rebounds.