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
Coastal Carolina defeated Winthrop 81-70 to win its second straight Big South Tournament championship
Gillis was named to the second team, Cameron honorable mention and Curtis all-academic team
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 Big South All-Tournament Team
· 2014-15 Honorable Mention All-Big South
2014-15 (Senior): Named honorable mention All-Big South ... Coastal's second leading scorer, averaging 12.8 points per game ... Averaged 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game ... Made 64 3-pointers ... Shot 42.4 percent from the field and 37.2 percent from three ... Named the Big South Player of the Week for the weeks ending Dec. 8 and Jan. 5 ... Scored a season-high 22 points at both UCLA (11/16) and Auburn (12/5) ... Scored in double-figures in 24-of-33 games played ... Made a season-best four 3-points at Auburn (12/5) and at Radford (2/16), both narrow CCU wins ... Scored Coastal's first eight points on a 19-foot jumper and two 3-pointers on his way to 11 points against No. 1 seed Wisconsin in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament ... Ranked 10th in the Big South with a 75.2 free throw percentage ... Made season-high 5 3-pointers in victory over Charleston Southern (1/3) ... Averaged 1.94 3-pointers per game ... Shot 50.0 percent or better from the field in 11 games ... Was 6-of-8 from the floor, including a 3-pointer at Longwood (2/23) ... Dished out a season-best four assists on three occasions ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds at Auburn (12/5) ... Played in 33 games, drawing starts in final seven ... Ranked third on the team with 35 steals ... Averaged 15.6 point per game over final five games of the regular season.
2013-14 (Junior): Big South All-Tournament Team selection ... Earned a starting spot eight games into the season ... Ranked third on the team in scoring with 13.8 points per game ... Led Coastal with 66 3-pointers ... Second on the team with 2.5 assists per game ... Tied for second on the squad with 1.0 steals per game ... Led CCU in 3-point field goal percentage, .384 ... Had a 16-game double-digit scoring streak midway through the season ... Scored in double-figures in 25 of the 34 games ... Scored a career-high 29 points versus UNC Asheville (1/15) ... Had five 20-plus point performances on the year ... Dished out a career-high seven assists against Reinhardt (12/14) and Longwood (2/8) ... Had a season-high five steals at Campbell (2/1) ... Had three-plus 3-pointers in 10 games, including a season-high six against N.C. Wesleyan (12/5) ... Knocked down 10-11 free throws in a win over Western Carolina (12/4) ... Started and played 16 minutes in the NCAA Tournament against Virginia, registering five assists, two points and one rebound.
2012-13 (Sophomore): Attended Connors State College... Led team to a 24-9 record and a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan... Averaged 15.7 points per game while scoring 502 total points... Shot 49 percent from the field and 79 percent from the free throw line... Named first team All-Conference... Named first team All-Region... Named to the All-Region 2 Tournament team.
2011-12 (Freshman): Attended Connors State College... Led team to a 22-7 record... Averaged 14.8 points per game while scoring 432 total points... Shot 42 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line.
High School: Played senior season at Racine Park High School... Selected fourth team Associated Press All-State, All-Racine County and first team All-Southeast Conference... Averaged 14.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.3 blocks as a senior... Led team to a 25-1 record while winning conference and region championships... Averaged 24.0 points per game as a junior at Kenosha Christian Life School... Averaged 20.0 ppg as a sophomore when he attended Parkway Christian School... Earned first team all-league honors in the Southern Division of the Midwest Classic Conference as a junior.