CCU gains top seed in Big South Tournament

Coastal Carolina's 63-61 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday gave the Chantcileers the South Division regular season title in Big South play and earned CCU a bye in the Big South Tournnament. The Chants will play the winner of the Charleston Southern/Campbell first round contest on Friday night at 6:00 pm. CCU is 1-0 against the Camels this season and split with the Buccaneers.

Sunday's Cliff Ellis Show features the coach talking about the Big South Tourney at the HTC Center as well as highlights of Coastal's wins against Presbyterian and Charleston Southern. WPDE Sports Director Rich Chrampanis spotlights the milestone of Coach Ellis surpassing John Wooden on the all time college wins list and the Coach goes one on one with Elijah Wilson in Chants Corner. The Cliff Ellis Show airs Sundays at noon on WPDE NewsChannel 15.

Big South Men's Basketball Tournament

First Round â?? Wednesday, March 5

Game 1: #4 South Winthrop vs. #5 North Liberty, 12:00pm

Game 2: #3 North Radford vs. #6 South Presbyterian College, 2:00pm

Game 3: #4 North Campbell vs. #5 South Charleston Southern, 6:00pm

Game 4: #3 South Gardner-Webb vs. #6 North Longwood, 8:00pm

Quarterfinals â?? Friday, March 7 â?? ESPN3

Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. No. 1 North High Point, 12:00pm

Game 6: Winner Game 2 vs. No. 2 South UNC Asheville, 2:00pm

Game 7: Winner Game 3 vs. No. 1 South Coastal Carolina, 6:00pm

Game 8: Winner Game 4 vs. No. 2 North VMI, 8:00pm

Semifinals - Saturday, March 8 â?? ESPN3

Game 9: Semifinals â?? Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 12:00pm

Game 10: Semifinals â?? Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 2:00pm

Championship - Sunday, March 9 â?? ESPN2

Game 11: Championship â?? Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 12:00pm