Savannah State defeats Coastal Carolina 66-65
Savannah, Ga. (AP)—Chris Linton picked up a steal, leading to a free throw with three seconds left to give Savannah State a 66-65 victory against Coastal Carolina Tuesday night.
Linton led Savannah State (3-0) with a double-double, pulling down 10 rebounds and scoring 11 points.
Raye Bailey was the Tigers’ leading scorer with 14 points, followed by Jovonni Shuler with 12.
Joseph Harris paced Coastal Carolina (0-2) with 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Coastal Carolina’s Anthony Breeze hit a layup with 22 seconds remaining to tie the game, but the Chanticleers turned the ball over.