Coastal Carolina defeats Piedmont 76-33
Malik Milton finished with 10 points and Carl Tyson chipped in nine for Piedmont.
After an early layup by Kaylin Byrd brought Piedmont within two, Coastal Carolina responded, capping a 21-3 run with a flurry of free throws to take a 33-15 halftime lead.
Coastal Carolina pulled in the second half, scoring 33 of 45 during a stretch midway through the final period.
The Chanticleers shot 8 for 16 from behind the arc (50 percent), compared with Piedmont's 14.8 percent.