CONWAY, S.C. -- Anthony Raffa had a game-high 22 points to lead Coastal Carolina past Radford 62-52 Saturday in Big South Conference play.
Down 38-26 in the second half, Lucas Dryer scored eight points for Radford during a 14-4 run to cut the lead to two, 42-40, with 6:33 left to play.
Coastal Carolina responded, and Raffa's jumper with 2:53 remaining put the Chanticleers on top 53-45.
Radford (10-13, 4-5) would cut the deficit to 55-51 with 1:19 to play, but the Chanticleers closed the game making 7 of 8 free throws to outscore the Highlanders 7-1 the rest of the way.
Radford shot just 32 percent (8 of 25) in the second half.
Javonte Green led Radford with 12 points.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.