BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Jerome Hill grabbed an offensive rebound and laid it in with 1 second left to propel Gardner-Webb to a 66-65 victory over Coastal Carolina in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday night.
Hill's tip-in with 15 seconds left had given Gardner-Webb a 63-64 advantage, but Coastal Carolina's Warren Gillis's layup made it 65-64 with 8 seconds left.
The Running' Bulldogs led 62-51 with 3:28 left on Harper's basket, but Raffa had a three-point play, a jumper and a 3-pointer to close to 62-61 with 1:38 remaining.
Gillis made a jumper with 53 seconds remaining to put the Chanticleers up 63-62.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.