Seven student-athletes graduated with honors.
Tipoff Slated for 12:00 pm
Sam McLaurin pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds as Anthony Raffa recorded his first double-double.
Defending Big South Champions Return Eight From Last Season's (28-6) Squad
2010-11: Appeared in a total of 20 games ... Averaged 1.3 points per game ... shot 30.4 percent from three-point range ... Scored five points and hit one three-pointer in a victory over LaGrange College (Nov. 13) ... Finished with a season-high six points, two three-pointers made and a career-high three assists in a win over Thomas More (Dec. 20).
2009-10: Made his debut in a Chant uniform at Duke (Nov. 16) ... Scored six points and pulled down four rebounds in the win over Bridgewater (Dec. 12) ... Scored his first career points at Coastal against Allen (Nov. 28) ... Also had a rebound vs. the Yellow Jackets ... Had a rebound and an assist in the win over Voorhees (Nov. 21) ... Hit a three-pointer in a win over UNC Asheville (Feb. 6) ... Made a free throw vs. Cornell (Dec. 27) ... Had a rebound against Savannah State (Dec. 19) and Liberty (Feb. 25) ... Made a layup against VMI (Feb. 27).
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Attended Thomas More College during the 2007-08 academic year.
High School: Was named to both the 9th Region and 33rd District All-Tournament Teams his senior season at St. Henry High School in Erlanger, Ky. ... Averaged 12 points and seven rebounds a game as a senior ... Earned the team's Gatorade Hustler of the Year award along with Most Improved Player as well as having the best three-point percentage ... Also played golf, tennis and soccer at St. Henry's ... Was an All-State men's tennis player his sophomore season ... Helped his Under-16 AAU team to a fourth-place finish at nationals.
Personal: Full name is Jordan Scott Griffin ... Son of Robert and Carol Griffin ... Majoring in communication.