Coastal Carolina beats Gardner-Webb 38-14

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) Alex Ross threw two touchdowns as undefeated Coastal Carolina beat Gardner-Webb 38-14 on Saturday.

Ross completed 29 of 43 passes for 351 yards for the Chanticleers (9-0, 3-0 Big South). De'Angelo Henderson ran for 86 yards and a score and Alex Catron kicked three field goals.

Pernell Williams posted the Chanticleers' first TD by intercepting a Lucas Beatty pass early in the first quarter and returning it 23 yards for the score.

Early in the second, Ross threw a 22-yard touchdown to Tyrell Blanks and a successful 2-point conversion gave Coastal Carolina an 18-0 advantage.

Gardner-Webb came within a touchdown late in the second quarter on a Kerry Bernard scoring run. The Chanticleers answered with Henderson's 29-yard touchdown with under a minute to play before the break for a 28-14 halftime lead.

Beatty finished with 20-of-39 passing for 266 yards and a score for the Runnin' Bulldogs (4-5, 0-2).

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