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Chants, Eagles set for title tilt (Big South Semifinal scoreboard)

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CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Coastal Carolina outlasted a brief VMI comeback in the second half, and earned a four point win, less than 24 hours after a double overtime victory in the quarterfinals of the Big South Championships.

CCU beat VMI 66-62 in order to advance to its first conference championship game since 2011. Tipoff against Winthrop will be at 12:00 on Sunday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.

VISITMYRTLEBEACH.COM BIG SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD
Men's Semifinals

VMI - 62
Coastal Carolina - 66
Badou Diagne (CCU): 11 pts, 11 reb
Josh Cameron (CCU): 17 pts
D.J. Covington (VMI): 18 pts, 12 reb

Winthrop - 80
UNC Asheville - 79
Eagles will face Coastal Carolina in Big South Championship, Sunday, 12:00 (The HTC Center)

-Winthrop swept Coastal in season series, two games to none. 
-Winthrop: 9 all-time NCAA Tournament Appearances (last: 2010)
-CCU: 2 all-time NCAA Tournament Appearances (1993) 

Women's Semifinals

Campbell - 69
High Point - 73
Stacia Robertson (HP): 20 pts

Winthrop - 65
Liberty - 59
High Point vs. Winthrop in Big South Championship, Sunday, 5:00 (The HTC Center)

 

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