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High Point beats Coastal Carolina 70-65
Thursday, Feb 9, 2012

CONWAY, S.C. (AP)—Shay Shine scored 24 points and Devante Wallace added 16 as High Point beat Coastal Carolina 70-65 on Thursday night.

Shine, who made his first seven shots, was 8 of 11 from the field while Wallace hit 6 of 11 shots and grabbed seven boards. The duo combined to knock down eight three pointers.

High Point (10-15, 6-9 Big South Conference) led 18-15 before Shine scored five unanswered points to put the Panthers up 23-15.

Coastal Carolina (17-7, 10-4) cut the lead to six, 29-23, behind a Sam McLaurin layup but Shine converted two jumpers to give High Point a 33-25 lead at halftime.

The Chanticleers rallied in the second half, this time cutting the deficit to 66-62 with 1:16 left, but Shine stepped up again, knocking down two free throws to give his team a 68-62 lead with 39 seconds remaining.

Kierre Greenwood led Coastal Carolina with 18.

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 High Point
Shay Shine Shay Shine
8-11,  24 Pts
6 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Coastal Carolina
Kierre Greenwood Kierre Greenwood
7-14,  18 Pts
1 Rebs, 5 Assists

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