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 will face Gardner-Webb in the semifinals at 2 p.m. Saturday
Coastal Carolina falls to Wisconsin, 86-72, in the second round of the NCAA tournament
Coastal Carolina preps for the NCAA Tournament
Coastal Carolina 81 - Winthrop 70
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 (Junior): Averaged 9.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game … Led Coastal and ranked fifth in the Big South with 7.5 rebounds per game … Coastal’s fifth-leading scorer … Starter in all 34 games played, logging 936 minutes … Finished as CCU’s leading 3-point shooter by percentage (43.3 percent, 29-of-67) … Made 114-of-233 shot attempts for a 48.9 shooting percentage … Averaged a 5.32 defensive rebounds per game to rank fifth in the Big South … Led Coastal in blocked shots with 33 … 248 total rebounds were the third-most in the Big South … Ended season with nine double-doubles … Picked up first double-double of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds at UCLA (11/16) … Scored a season-high 19 points against Gardner-Webb in the semifinal round of the Big South Championship (3/7) … Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds three times … Double-digit scorer in 17 games and double-digit rebounder in 11 games … Coastal’s top rebounder in 16 games … Blocked a season-best three shots twice, including against UNC Asheville in the quarterfinal round of the Big South Tournament (3/6) … Dished out a career-high five assists in home win over Charleston Southern (1/3) … Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 20 games … Scored six points and grabbed three rebounds against No. 1 seed Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Appeared in 32 of CCU's 34 games, starting the final 14 ... Ranked fourth on the team with 8.0 points per game ... Finished second on the team with 6.5 rebounds per game ... Became just the 11th player in Coastal Carolina history to grab 18 or more rebounds in a game with 18 against Presbyterian College (2/26) ... Led Coastal in both scoring (14 points) and rebounds (6) in the Chants' NCAA Tournament game against Virginia (3/21) ... Had double-digit rebounds in five games including two of CCU's three conference tournament games ... Scored a career-high 26 points versus Reinhardt (12/14) ... After scoring just five points over the team's first nine games, finished with 238 points over the final 24 games ... Scored in double-figures 13 times ... Knocked down two or more 3-pointers in nine games, including going 3-3 from long range against Reinhardt (12/14) ... Had a career-high four blocks against Central Connecticut (1/3) and VMI (3/8) ... Had 58 rebounds over the last six games of the season.
2012-13 (Freshman): Appeared in all 29 games with 19 starts for the Chants ... Earned first career start at Tennessee Tech (11/15) ... Averaged 5.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 21.4 minutes per game ... Scored a career-high 13 points against High Point (2/9) and Western Carolina (2/23) ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds at Presbyterian (2/13) ... Had a career-high three steals against Presbyterian (1/9) and UNC Asheville (2/19) ... Second on the team in blocks with 16 ... Had career-high three blocks against Gardner-Webb (2/16) ... Dished out a career-high four assists against VMI (1/19) ... Hit a career-high three 3-pointers at Western Carolina (2/23) ... Shot 36.1 percent from the field, 26.1 percent from 3-point range and 39.1 percent from the free-throw line ... 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 Impact Basketball Academy in Sarasota, Florida ... Attended Tom Topping's camp called The Workout in St. Petersburg, Florida ... Prior to IBA, attended Oak Ridge Military Academy in Oak Ridge, N.C.