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Chanticleers Host Furman Sunday

Coastal leads the Big South in scoring with 76.4 points per game

       

Alexx Puckett

Alexx Puckett

Dec. 14, 2013

CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina women's basketball team plays its final home contest of the 2013 calendar year Sunday. The Chanticleers host Palmetto state foe Furman at 2 p.m. inside the friendly confines of The HTC Center.

Date / Time: Sun., Dec. 15, 2013 / 2 p.m.
Site: Conway, S.C. / The HTC Center (3,212)
Audio Broadcast: Chanticleer Sports Network
Online Audio Link: http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/coastal.portal#
Talent: Chris Burgin (pxp)
Live Stats: GoCCUSports.com
Live Video: Big South network
Twitter Updates: @GoCCUSports and @Chants365

The Last Meeting
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Coastal Carolina Game Notes - Game 9 vs Furman Get Acrobat Reader

Last Time Out
• Coastal Carolina opened Big South Conference play with a 85-63 win over Gardner-Webb at The HTC Center on Dec. 5.
• Alexx Puckett scored a career-high 24 points and added 11 rebounds for her first career double-double.
AJ Jordan eclipsed the 20-point plateau for the fourth time, finishing with 23 points on 9-of-18 from the floor and 4-of-5 from the free-throw line.
• Coastal shot 46.5 percent from the floor, including a 54.3 percent in the second half.
• Coastal led 36-30 at the half, but outscored the Runnin' Bulldogs 49-33 in the second period.
• The Chants owned a 50-40 edge in rebounding and forced 22 Gardner-Webb turnovers.

Coastal Carolina vs. Furman
• Coastal Carolina and Furman have met 18 times in the all-time series with the Paladins holding a 16-2 advantage.
• The teams last played on Dec. 2, 2006 with Furman claiming a 60-55 win in Greenville. Coastal's last win in the series was by a 71-67 count on Dec. 13, 2005.

Up Next
• Coastal Carolina takes on College of Charleston in its annual appearance in the Carolinas Challenge at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Chanticleers Versus SoCon Opponents
• The Chanticleers are 36-49 all-time against current members of the Southern Conference.
• The Chants are 1-4 all-time against Appalachian State, 1-2 against Chattanooga, 1-0 against Davidson, 11-7 against Elon, 2-16 against Furman, 1-3 against Georgia Southern, 6-12 against UNC Greensboro, 5-5 against Western Carolina and 8-0 against Wofford.
• CCU's current senior class of Angelica Henry, Alexx Puckett, Katelyn Connor and Kayla Cook are 2-1 against current SoCon member institution in their careers. The class is 2-0 against Western Carolina and 0-1 against Elon.

Puckett Buckets
• Alexx Puckett has taken her game to new heights in 2013. The senior starter is averaging a career-best 12.8 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Both her point and rebound production rank second on the team through eight games.
• Puckett has scored in double-figures five times this season after reaching the 10-point plateau just 10 times in 29 games a season ago.
• She scored a career-high 24 points in Coastal's win over Gardner-Webb on Dec. 5 and corralled 11 rebounds for her first career double-double.
• Puckett has missed two additional double-doubles this season by a single rebound.

Puckett Named Big South Player of the Week
• Alexx Puckett was named the Big South Conference Women's Basketball Choice Hotels Player of the Week for games played Dec. 2-8.
• Puckett put in 24 points, shot 73 percent from the floor and ripped down 11 rebounds to lead the Chanticleers to an 85-63 win over Gardner-Webb on Dec. 5. The double-double was the first of her career and the third by a Chanticleer this season. She connected on 8-of-11 from the floor, added six from the line and two from long range. The forward also dished out three assists and came away with three steals and a block.
• The honor was the first Big South Player of the Week nod of her career and the first for a Chanticleer since Sydnei Moss received the plaudit on Feb. 1, 2011.

Largest Big South Win Since 2007
• Coastal's 22-point (85-63) victory over Gardner-Webb on Dec. 5 was the Chanticleers' largest margin of victory in conference play since the 2006-07 team claimed a 24-point win against Charleston Southern by a 61-37 count on Jan. 27, 2007.
• The Chants' 85 points against the Runnin' Bulldogs marked the program's most against a Big South opponent since scoring 96 in a 96-94 win at Radford on Jan. 2, 2003.