Scores

Final OT

Presbyterian 56

(3-4, 1-0 Big South)

Coast Carolina 53

(1-6, 0-1 Big South)

7:00 PM ET, December 3, 2008

Kimbel Arena, Conway, South Carolina

1 2 OT T
PRE 20 29 756
CCAR 21 28 453

Top Performers

Presbyterian: J. Johnson 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

Coastal Carolina: S. Sexton 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Presbyterian 56, Coastal Carolina 53

Associated Press

CONWAY, S.C. -- Josh Johnson scored 17 points as Presbyterian rallied from an eight-point second-half deficit to beat Coastal Carolina 56-53 in overtime Wednesday night in the conference opener for both teams.

Trailing 47-39 with 6:20 left, the Blue Hose (3-4, 1-0 Big South Conference) tied the score at 49 on Johnson's fifth 3-pointer of the game. Presbyterian blocked a Joseph Harris shot to force overtime.

Presbyterian jumped out to a 53-49 lead in overtime. The Chanticleers (1-6, 0-1) cut the lead to two at 2:05, but couldn't overtake the Blue Hose.

Al'Lonzo Coleman scored 12 for Presbyterian and Bryan Bostic added 11.

Anthony Breeze led Coastal Carolina with 14 points and nine rebounds, while Steven Sexton added 13 points and Mario Edwards had 10.

Coastal Carolina was 5 of 11 from 3-point range, but made only 4 of 11 from the free-throw line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PRE
CCAR
Points 56 53
FG Made-Attempted 21-59 (.356) 22-50 (.440)
3P Made-Attempted 8-27 (.296) 5-12 (.417)
FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 4-10 (.400)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 3

2008-09 Season

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