DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Aramis Hilary threw for 180 yards and a touchdown and added 50 on the ground as Coastal Carolina defeated Bethune-Cookman 24-14 Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Hilary completed 19 of 24 passes and his 3-yard touchdown to Matt Hazel gave Coastal Carolina (8-4) a 14-0 lead with 7:16 left in the half after a scoreless first quarter.
Bethune-Cookman (9-3) forced Hilary to fumble and throw an interception on each of Coastal Carolina's first two possessions of the second half but could not capitalize.
Whitener's 14-yard touchdown gave Coastal Carolina an early 7-0 lead.
The Chanticleers take on Old Dominion in the second round on Saturday, Dec. 1.