Coastal Carolina tops Charleston So. 73-68, 2OT
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Josh Cameron scored 20 points as Coastal Carolina, the top seed from the South Division, beat Charleston Southern, 5th-seeded out of the South division, 73-68 in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference tournament on Friday.
Coastal Carolina (19-12) overcame its second-worst shooting performance of the season by dominating the glass, out-rebounding the Buccaneers 59-41, including 25-9 on the offensive end. CCU made 22 of 76 field goals (28.9 percent) and 9 of 36 from 3-point range (25 percent).
The Chanticleers scored the first seven points of the second overtime, including five straight from Cameron, and El Hadji Ndieguene - who grabbed 14 rebounds - hit two free throws with 12 seconds left to ice the game.
Charleston Southern (13-18) made just 1 of 7 field goals in the second overtime and 3 of 20 from deep for the game.
Arlon Harper scored 20 and Sheldon Strickland 19 for CSU.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.