Chants coast to first win of season over Coppin State

ccuhoops-5dunkFive Coastal Carolina players reached double digits as Coastal Carolina defeated Coppin State 89-59 in picking up their first win of the young season.

Elijah Wilson scored a team-high 18 points, but had plenty of scoring help as Joseph Williams-Powell and Jaylen Shaw added 13 apiece. Newcomer Demario Beck had 12 points and freshman Amidou Bamba had the first double-double of the season with 11 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.

Thomas had 10 points to lead Coppin who hit six three point field goals in the first half to score 18 of their 29 points from long range. Joseph Williams-Powell set his career high as did Bamba.  Artur Labinowicz scored his career-high with seven points and Beck’s 12 points was his career-best.

Coastal led by as many as 41 points (84-43) with just under eight minutes to play. The Chants will hit the road for a seven-day, three game road trip which begins with a Nov. 19 game at Brigham Young University.  Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.

Photo courtesy of CCU Athletics

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