Coastal Carolina dominates Virginia-Wise 90-51
CONWAY, S.C. (AP)—Mario Edwards scored 23 points off the bench on 8-for-8 shooting and Coastal Carolina defeated Virginia-Wise 90-51 on Sunday.
Coastal Carolina had seven of its 12 steals in the game’s opening eight minutes as it ran out to a 24-4 advantage with 12:43 remaining in the first half. The Chanticleers scored 20 points on 17 Virginia-Wise (1-10) turnovers.
Coastal Carolina shot 59.3 percent from the floor (16 of 27) while the Railsplitters were 7-for-28.
The Chanticleers outscored Virginia-Wise 22-6 in the paint, and picked up a combined 31 points from their starting big men. Center Jon Pack added 15 points and forward Joseph Harris scored 12. Anthony Breeze also added 12 points off the bench for the Chanticleers.
The Railsplitters were led by Adam Hood with 18 points, Pance Kecev with 11 and Kevin Perry with 10 points and 11 rebounds.