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      CCU scores with 92 seconds left to beat Furman in opener

      Coastal Carolina 30 Furman 23

      The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers beat the Furman Paladins 30-23 to open the 2011 college football season at Brooks Stadium in Conway, South Carolina on Saturday before a crowd of 8,633. It was CCU's first season opening victory since 2005.

      With the game tied 23-23, Coastal Carolina quarterback Aramis Hillary capped a 71-yard drive by scoring the game-winner on a 3 yard TD run with just 92 seconds left in the game. Hillary was 10 of 13 passing for 124 yards.

      Coastal Carolina controlled the football on offense, running off 81 plays and holding the ball for more than 36 minutes. CCU had no turnovers and was penalized only twice.

      CCU is now 2-1 lifetime against Furman. The Chants will host Catawba on Saturday, September 10 at 6 p.m. at Brooks Stadium in Conway.

      The David Bennett Show with Rich Chrampanis airs Sunday at noon on WPDE NewsChannel 15.

      Furman (0-1) vs. Coastal Carolina (1-0)Date: Sep 03, 2011 Site: Conway, S.C. Stadium: Brooks StadiumAttendance: 8633Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score----------------- -- -- -- -- -----Furman 6 3 14 0 - 23Coastal Carolina 7 9 7 7 - 30Scoring Summary:1st 04:30 COASTAL - Hillary, Aramis 4 yd run (Clayton, Grant kick) 15 plays, 79 yards, TOP 7:25, FUR 0 - COASTAL 7 01:01 FUR - Jerodis Williams 5 yd run (Ray Early kick failed) 7 plays, 39 yards, TOP 2:59, FUR 6 - COASTAL 72nd 12:26 COASTAL - Clayton, Grant 24 yd field goal 10 plays, 66 yards, TOP 3:29, FUR 6 - COASTAL 10 04:13 COASTAL - Presley, Chris 19 yd pass from Childers, Jamie (Clayton, Grant kick failed) 12 plays, 74 yards, TOP 5:03, FUR 6 - COASTAL 16 00:02 FUR - Chas Short 37 yd field goal 6 plays, 32 yards, TOP 0:37, FUR 9 - COASTAL 163rd 04:10 FUR - Jerodis Williams 1 yd run (Chas Short kick) 11 plays, 76 yards, TOP 5:30, FUR 16 - COASTAL 16 01:51 COASTAL - Jones, Aaron 4 yd run (Clayton, Grant kick) 5 plays, 63 yards, TOP 2:12, FUR 16 - COASTAL 23 01:03 FUR - Jerodis Williams 68 yd run (Chas Short kick) 2 plays, 68 yards, TOP 0:41, FUR 23 - COASTAL 234th 01:32 COASTAL - Hillary, Aramis 3 yd run (Clayton, Grant kick) 9 plays, 71 yards, TOP 2:43, FUR 23 - COASTAL 30

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