Warren Gillis scored 22 points and Elijah Wilson added 20 for Coastal Carolina
The Chants face the Wisconsin Badgers in the Round of 64 Friday at 9:20 p.m. (ET) live on TBS
The No. 16 Chanticleers will take on No. 1 Wisconsin in the West Region on Friday, March 20.
Coastal Carolina defeated Winthrop 81-70 to win its second straight Big South Tournament championship
Coastal is making its second consecutive Big South Championship game appearance
Coastal Carolina falls to Wisconsin, 86-72, in the second round of the NCAA tournament
2015 Big South Men's Basketball Championship Quarterfinals vs. UNC Asheville
2014-15 Coastal Carolina Men's Basketball vs. UNC Asheville (Feb. 3, 2015)
2014-15 Coastal Carolina Men's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb (Jan. 17, 2015)
2014-15 Coastal Carolina Men's Basketball vs. Longwood (Jan. 8, 2015)
• 2014-15 Big South All-Academic Team
2014-15 (Junior): Big South All-Academic team selection … Averaged 4.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game … Coastal’s second and the Big South’s eighth-leading rebounder (6.2 rpg) … Led Coastal and ranked sixth in the Big South with 82 offensive rebounds (2.48 o/rpg) … Took over the starting role at the five position seven games into the season … Appeared in 33 games, starting the final 28 … Scored career-high 12 points at High Point (12/31) … Recorded career-high 14 rebounds against Winthrop in Big South Championship game (3/8) … Scored in double-figures four times … Grabbed 10 rebounds in home games against both Presbyterian College (1/24) and UNC Asheville (2/3) … Notched first career double-double with a 10-point, 10-rebound effort in win over UNC Asheville (2/3) … Shot 53.8 percent (57-of-106) from the field and 51.5 percent (34-of-66) at the free-throw line … Blocked a career-best three shots against UNC Asheville (2/3) … Made a career-best five baskets (5-of-6) against Gardner-Webb in the semifinal round of the Big South Tournament (3/7) … Played 20-plus minutes in 22 games, including a career-high 34 against Winthrop on Jan. 28 … Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 19 games … Ripped down a season-best seven offensive rebounds in home win over Charleston Southern (1/3).
2013-14 (Sophomore): Appeared in 27 of CCU's 34 games, drawing three starts ... Averaged 2.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game ... Grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds and blocked a career-high three shots in CCU's Big South semifinal win over VMI ... Scored a season-high nine points at Central Connecticut (12/21) ... Played nine minutes, scoring three points, in Coastal NCAA Tournament game against Virginia (3/21) ... Has played double-digit minutes in 11 games this season with two 20-plus minute performances ... Started CCU's home games against S.C. State (12/30) and Central Connecticut (1/3) ... Had nine points and seven rebounds on the road at Central Connecticut (12/21) ... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
2012-13 (Freshman): Appeared in 22 games for the Chants... Averaged 2.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 13.7 minutes per game... Scored a career-high nine points against Tennessee Tech (Nov. 15) and Charleston Southern (March 2)... Had a career-high eight rebounds against Western Carolina (Feb. 23)... Shot 59.0 percent from the field and 53.1 percent from the free-throw line... Had a block in two games... Dished out two assists against Johnson & Wales (Nov. 20) and Gardner-Webb (Feb. 16) ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
High School: Prepped at Lamar High School in Rosenberg, Texas... Named Second Team All-District 23-4A... Averaged 10.8 points and 10.4 rebounds per game.