Feb. 6, 2012
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina men's basketball team will play the second game of a three-game homestand when it hosts Campbell University on Tuesday night at Kimbel Arena. Tipoff against the Fighting Camels is set for 7 p.m.
Coastal enters the game riding a four-game winning streak, improving to 17-5 on the season after defeating Charleston Southern 71-58 on Saturday night. The Chanticleers hold an 11-1 record in Kimbel Arena and are the only team in the Big South not to lose a home conference game.
Coastal Carolina (17-5, 10-2 Big South) vs. Campbell (15-11, 9-5 Big South)
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 | 7 p.m. | Conway, S.C. | Kimbel Arena (1,039)
RADIO: The Coastal Carolina - Campbell game will be broadcast live online at GoCCUSports.com or WJXY The Team (93.9 FM) with Matt Hogue on the call.
LIVE STATS: Available via GoCCUSports.com
VIDEO STREAM: Available via BigSouthSports.com
Campbell enters Tuesday's game having lost three of its last four after winning four straight... The Fighting Camels were upset against Presbyterian on its home floor Saturday for only its second home loss all year... Campbell is led by junior Darren White who averages 17.3 ppg and 5.8 rpg... Senior Eric Griffin currently ranks second in the league with 8.7 rebounds while adding 16.7 ppg... Campbell ranks second in the Big South in FG percentage (49.9%) and fifth in the nation.
According to the Coastal Carolina records, Campbell leads the all-time series 20-13 which dates back to 1975... Before playing earlier this year the two schools had not played since Nov. 13, 2007 when the Chanticleers defeated the Fighting Camels 85-76 in Kimbel Arena... Campbell won the first game of the year in Buies Creek, defeating Coastal's in overtime 80-75... The loss broke Coastal's 11-game Big South road winning streak while Campbell snapped a five-game losing streak... Trailing by 10 at the break, Coastal tied the game after Anthony Raffa stole the ball and made a layup with 26 seconds reamaining... The Chants would go 0-of-7 in the overtime period to lose its first Conference game of the year... Coastal committed a season-high 20 turnovers in the game.