ASHEVILLE, N.C.(AP) — Chad Gray made a 15-foot jumper with 5.5
seconds left to lift Coastal Carolina to a 58-57 win over North
Carolina-Asheville on Thursday.
Matt Dickey missed a 3-pointer soon after Gray’s go-ahead shot
to preserve the victory for the Chanticleers (15-2, 5-0 Big
The Bulldogs (3-11, 1-3), who trailed 54-48 with 4:17 left in
the second half, pulled ahead by one point on J.P. Primm’s
3-pointer with 33 seconds remaining. Primm finished with 18
points and six assists off the bench.
But Coastal Carolina held the ball for the last shot. Gray, who
finished with 18 points on 7 of 13 shooting, attempted a jumper
that bounced around the basket before finally falling with 5.5
Kierre Greenwood scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds for
Coastal Carolina. Logan Johnson had 11 points.
Matt Dickey had 17 points for North Carolina-Asheville.