At: Boiling Springs, N.C. - Paul Porter Arena
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Scouting the Bulldogs (15-13, 7-8 Big South)
Gardner-Webb will close out its regular season tonight against the Chanticleers. The Bulldogs shot 55.1 percent from the field, but fell 80-68 to
Series vs. Gardner-Webb
Series Record: Coastal
In the first-ever meeting between these squads, junior Amanda Stull registered a career-high 10 assists and knocked down 15 points helping the Chants to a 70-54 victory over the Bulldogs. The Chanticleers shot 62.5 percent from behind the arc unleashing a season-high 10 three-pointers. Gardner-Webb had a solid performance from LaTroya Pope, who was 5-of-8 from the field to net 13 points for the Bulldogs.
Moss Hits Stride in Conference Play
Sophomore Sydnei Moss is averaging 14.6 points and 6.2 boards per contest in Big South action. During non-conference play, Moss averaged 8.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per contest and now leads the team in both categories with 11.8 points and 6.7 boards. The
21 for 22
Sophomore Sydnei Moss hit the 20-point mark for the second time this season tying her career high of 22 points against
Stull Receives Academic All-District Honors
Junior Amanda Stull was named to the 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District
Defense Gets it Done
In Coastal Carolina’s 14 wins this season, the Chants have limited their opponents to 48.6 points per game and their strong defense has forced teams to shoot 33.5 percent from the field. When Coastal Carolina is on the losing end, it has surrendered 70.2 points per game to its competition. On the glass, Coastal Carolina holds a 584-514 advantage over opponents when it is victorious, but slips behind 543-390 on the boards in its 13 losses. They have also generated 270 opponent turnovers, posted 49 blocks and average 9.6 steals per game in 14 victories this season.
Getting to the Line
The Chants are shooting 68.1 percent from the free throw line to sit in second place in the Big South. Another significant number here is Coastal Carolina has gone to the line 529 times, the most in the conference. The Chanticleers were sent to the foul line 34 times (24-of-34) at
Sidelined for the Season
Junior Lori Whitaker is expected to redshirt this season, while transfer Lindsey Waters will sit out due to NCAA transfer rules. Redshirt junior Elizabeth Weaver played five games this year, but will miss the rest of the season due to injury.
It’s Block and White
Sophomore Katie White tied a Coastal Carolina program record for most blocks in a single game, tallying seven against UNC Wilmington (Dec. 18). White’s defensive prowess led her to five first-half blocks, and she rejected two more shots in the second frame. The 6-3 center has a team-leading 44 blocks this season, and is second in the league and No. 54 in the country, averaging 1.83 per game.
30 Minutes and Counting...
In 14 Big South Conference games, Coastal Carolina has three players averaging more than 30 minutes. Junior Amanda Stull averages 33.3 minutes. Sophomores Kate JasinskiSydnei Moss are averaging 31.3 and 30.6 minutes, respectively. and
Jasinski On Point
Sophomore point guard Kate Jasinski returned to the floor for the Chanticleers Jan. 31 against Gardner-Webb after missing two games because of an injury and is averaging 12.6 points and 4.1 assists since her return. The
Road Testing the Chants
Stull Accepting Charity
Junior Amanda Stull has gone to the free throw line 130 times in 26 games and been perfect at the line in seven games. Stull earned her way to line 18 times at
Even as a junior, Kendra Reynolds is still a rookie for the Chanticleers, but Reynolds is playing as a veteran. Reynolds has picked up three double-doubles and set a personal best of 18 points at
2008-09 Record: 4-23, 1-13 Big South
Date: Monday, March 9
Series Record: Coastal
Presbyterian at a Glance: The Blue Hose earned their first Big South victory Feb. 21, topping Gardner-Webb 62-53. Presbyterian dropped its last game 71-33 to Big South regular season Champion Liberty. Amanda Mills paced the Blue Hose in the game with 13 points, while teammate Katlin Moore had 11 of her own.