Warren Gillis scored 22 points and Elijah Wilson added 20 for Coastal Carolina
No. 16-seed Coastal Carolina opens its NCAA Tournament play Friday against No. 1-seed Wisconsin at approximately 9:20 p.m. (ET) on TBS
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 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)
• 2013-14 Honorable Mention All-Big South
• 2013-14 Big South All-Freshman Team
• 2013-14 Honorable Mention All-Big South
• 2014-15 Big South Tournament Most Valuable Player
• 2014-15 Big South All-Tournament Team
2014-15 (Sophomore): Big South Tournament Most Valuable Player … All-Big South Tournament team … Third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.3 points per game … Led Coastal with 66 made 3-pointers … Starter in 27 of 34 games played, but was most productive off the bench in final seven games of the season … Averaged 20.3 points per game in the Big South Tournament en route to MVP and All-Tournament team honors … Scorched UNC Asheville for a career-high 29 points in the quarterfinal round of the Big South Tournament, making 10-of-15 shot attempts, including a career-best seven 3-pointers … Scored 20 points on seven field goals, including a 4-of-4 performance from deep, against No. 1 seed Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament Second Round … Double-digit scorer in 23 games, including three 20-plus point efforts … Scored 20 points at home against Campbell (2/19) – his first game off the bench … Recorded 19 points against Winthrop in the Big South Championship game (3/8) … Corralled a season-high eight rebounds at Charleston Southern (2/11) … Made five 3-points and tallied 19 total points at Ole Miss (12/18) … Shot 39.3 percent (129-of-328) from the field, including 39.1 percent (66-of-169) from thee … Made 15-of-25 3-point attempts in the postseason (Big South and NCAA tournaments) … Averaged 1.94 3-pointers per game to rank 11th in the Big South … Ranked third on the team with a 70.8 free throw percentage.
2013-14 (Freshman): All-Big South Honorable Mention ... Big South All-Freshman Team selection ... Three-time Big South Freshman of the Week honoree (11/25, 1/27 and 2/17) ... Ranked as the 12th top freshmen scorer in the country ... Leads Coastal with 15.8 points per game ... Ranks ninth in single season points in CCU history with 537 ... Holds the CCU freshman scoring record (537) and the freshman field goals made record (200) ... Ranked second on the team with 51 3-pointers ... Averages 4.1 rebounds per game, best among CCU's guards ... Scored in double-figures in 30 of CCUs 34 games ... Opened the season with a 12-game double-digit scoring streak ... Had a 13-game double-digit streak midway through the season as well ... Scored a career-high 28 points and had a career-high three steals at UNC Asheville (2/22) ... Was 10-of-14 from the field including 5-of-7 from 3-point range while scoring 25 points at Minnesota (11/19) ... Had seven 20-plus point performances on the season ... Picked up a career-high nine rebounds in Coastal's Big South Conference Quarterfinal win over Charleston Southern (3/7) ... Scored six points on two made 3-pointers and pulled down five rebounds in Coastal NCAA Tournament game against Virginia (3/21).
High School: Finished senior season at Laney averaging 22.2 points and 9.2 rebounds per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 38 percent from 3-point range and 77 percent at the free throw line... Currently tied with NBA legend Michael Jordon, who also attended Laney, for most points scored in a game after scoring 42 points in a four-overtime thriller... Attended prep school at Mount Zion Christian Academy.