College of Charleston beats Coastal Carolina 77-70

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Matt Sundberg scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half, and the College of Charleston held off Coastal Carolina in the second for a 77-70 win on Thursday night.

Sundberg was 5 of 7 from 3-point range in the first half, making all but one of the Cougars' long-range shots in the period.

Charleston (10-2) led 52-40 with 12:22 left, but allowed Coastal Carolina (9-3) to get back in it with a 13-4 run.

The Cougars later led 61-58 before scoring 10 straight to put the Chanticleers away for good, 71-58, with 2:19 remaining.

Andrew Lawrence tallied 18 points and Antwaine Wiggins added 13 for the Cougars.

Sam McLaurin led Coastal Carolina with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Anthony Raffa chipped in 17 points for the Chanticleers, who lost their second straight after a four-game win streak.

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