Chris Gradnigo led CCU with 23 points and seven rebounds. Junior guard Anthony Raffa added 17 for the Chanticleers. Coastal took the lead for good when Raffa broke a 49-all tie in the second half with two straight baskets. Kierre Greenwood returned to the line-up after missing time with a calf strain. Greenwood responded with 11 points against Liberty.
Coastal shot 50 percent from the field and hit 8 of 18 from 3-point range. Liberty was led by Tavares Speaks with 15 points. The Flames have lost six in a row.
Coastal Carolina improved to an overall record of 7-1, 2-0 in Big South Conference play. The Chants will hit the road to take on The Citadel on Tuesday, December 6.