Coastal Carolina forward Alexx Puckett has been named the Big South Conference Women's Basketball Choice Hotels Player of the Week, while Kaylah Keys of High Point was tabbed The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for games played Dec. 2-8, the league announced today.
Alexx Puckett scored a career-high 24 points and AJ Jordan added 23 as the Coastal Carolina women's basketball team pulled away to an 85-63 victory over Gardner-Webb in both teams' Big South Conference opener Thursday evening at The HTC Center.
The 4-3 Coastal Carolina women's basketball team opens its 2013-14 Big South Conference schedule on Thursday hosting Gardner-Webb. The game is slated for a 5 p.m. tipoff and will be followed by the men's team taking on North Carolina Wesleyan.
Drake University shot 50.7 percent from the floor and connected on 14 3-pointers to deal Coastal Carolina a 90-74 loss in the consolation game of the Delta Dental Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday afternoon in Seattle, Wash.