Gardner-Webb routs Coastal Carolina 77-55
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP)—Grayson Flittner scored 18 of his 22 points on 3-pointers and Gardner-Webb routed Coastal Carolina 77-55 on Saturday night.
The Runnin’ Bulldogs (8-9, 4-3 Big South Conference) knocked down five of their first six 3-point attempts and finished with 11.
C.J. Hailey came off the bench to shoot 7-for-11 while playing 13 minutes. He scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half as Gardner-Webb built a 30-point lead over the Chanticleers (7-11, 1-5).
Aaron Linn set a Gardner-Webb school record with eight steals and also had 12 points, four rebounds and six assists.
Joshua Henley added 18 rebounds for the Runnin’ Bulldogs, who led 34-13 in the first half and 37-25 at the break.
Logan Johnson and Joseph Harris led the Chanticleers, who were scoreless for nearly four minutes, with nine points apiece. Harris also had 11 rebounds.