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Josh Cameron scores 16, Coastal Carolina dominates glass in 63-52 win over Presbyterian

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CONWAY, South Carolina — Josh Cameron scored 16, and Badou Diagne had 10 points and 11 rebounds, to help Coastal Carolina beat Presbyterian for the 11th-striaght time 63-52 on Saturday.

Warren Gillis added 11 points and Shivaughn Wiggins had 10 points and six assists for the Chanticleers (15-5, 6-2 Big South), who outrebounded Presbyterian (7-14, 3-5) 44-22, including 19-3 on the offensive glass. Tristan Curtis had a season-high 10 rebounds.

Coastal Carolina made just 7 of 30 field goal attempts in the first half, but converted 14 offensive rebounds into nine second-chance points and took a 26-20 lead into halftime.

A dunk by DeSean Murray pulled Presbyterian within three with 13:35 to play, but a 3-pointer by Gillis sparked a 17-4 run which gave Coastal Carolina a 50-34 lead when Diagne hit a 3 with 7:40 remaining.

Jordan Downing led the Blue Hose, who trailed by double digits the rest of the way, with 17 points.

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