RADFORD, Va. (AP) - Elijah Wilson scored 22 points as Coastal Carolina defeated Radford 69-61 on Saturday.
Warren Gillis added 16 points and Josh Cameron 14 for Chanticleers (11-9, 4-2 Big South), while El Hadji Ndieguene grabbed 10 rebounds.
Rashun Davis was the leading scorer for the Highlanders (13-8, 3-3) with 16 points. Ya Ya Anderson added 15 and Javonte Green 14. Green also blocked four shots.
The Chanticleers had a decided edge at the foul line, making 19 of 24 attempts compared to 9 of 16 for the Highlanders. CCU's Gillis made all eight of his.
CCU had its biggest lead of 10 points with 9:52 left in the first half before Radford rallied to lead 33-32 at the break. The Chanticleers grabbed the lead for good with 15 minutes left. Radford was within two points with 2:44 left but the Chanticleers made eight unanswered free throws to clinch the win.
On Sunday, January 25, this week's edition of the Cliff Ellis Show will air at noon on WPDE NewsChannel 15. Sports Director Rich Chrampanis will show highlights of CCU's games this week, including the Radford game.