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Charleston Southern beats Coastal Carolina 75-64
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Mathiang Muo scored 17 points to lead Charleston Southern to a 75-64 victory over Coastal Carolina to claim the Big South Conference’s regular-season championship on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both.

Arlon Harper and Saah Nimley had 15 points each for Charleston Southern (17-11, 12-4), which ended a two-game losing streak.

Charleston Southern shot 45.2 percent from the field (28 of 62) and made 15 of 34 3-pointers.

Anthony Raffa scored 23 points and Warren Gillis 19 for the Chanticleers (14-14, 9-7), who shot 48 percent (24 of 50) but managed only 3 of 16 of their 3-point shots.

Charleston Southern led 38-30 at halftime, and a 15-6 run to open the second half pushed its advantage to 53-36 on Tristian Curtis’ layup with 12:16 remaining.

The Buccaneers stretched the lead to 20 points at 61-41 on Paul Gombwer’s layup with 10:45 left and were never threatened.

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 Top Performers
 Coastal Carolina
Anthony Raffa Anthony Raffa
7-16,  23 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Charleston Sou.
Arlon Harper Arlon Harper
5-12,  15 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists

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