Coastal Carolina beats Presbyterian 24-17

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Ryan Granger scored on a fake field goal and kicked three field goals to help Coastal Carolina beat Presbyterian 24-17 Saturday in the Big South Conference opener.

The Blue Hose (1-5) had a chance to tie it with 40 seconds left, but a pass on fourth-and-goal fell incomplete.

Holder Tyler Keane ran the option on fourth-and-goal from the 4 and pitched the ball to Granger for a 6-3 Coastal Carolina (6-0) lead. Granger kicked a 38-yard field goal and a 47-yarder for a 12-3 halftime lead, then added a 22-yarder in the third quarter.

De'Angelo Henderson scored on a 5-yard run that put Coastal Carolina up 24-17 in the fourth quarter and finished with 124 yards on 25 carries.

Darrell Bridges gained 186 yards on 32 carries for the Blue Hose and scored on a 30-yard run. Kaleb Griffin scored on a 1-yard run.

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