The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers beat the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils 86-67 at the HTC Center in Conway on Friday night.
Freshman guard Elijah Wilson led Coastal with 19 points. He was one of six players in double-figures in scoring for CCU.
Coastal got out to a 47-28 lead at halftime. Uros Ljeskovic scored 10 of his 12 points in the first half to lead a strong inside game for the Chanticleers.
Michel Enanga recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Badou Diagne also had a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Coastal outrebounded Central Connecticut 48-31.
The Chants (7-7) will begin Big South Conference play on Wednesday, January 8 at Charleston Southern at 7:30 p.m.