Second Round Highlights: (1) Virginia 70 – (16) Coastal Carolina 59


NCAA Coastal Carolina Virginia BasketballRALEIGH, NC – No. 1-seeded Virginia overcame a tenacious performance by 16th-seeded Coastal Carolina and a five-point halftime deficit to advance to the round of 32 as the ACC champions were tested from the outset by an inspired Chanticleers squad. But 60% three-point shooting in the second half by the Cavaliers brought them back and eventually quieted the underdog cheers in PNC Arena, allowing the East’s top seed to advance another day.

Badou Diagne and Warren Gillis combined for 27 points in the loss, while sophomore Anthony Gill paced the Cavaliers with 17 points and five rebounds.

Scott Graham and John Thompson called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Coastal Carolina comes out shooting as Warren Gillis puts them up by four)

(Eric Smith hits a three to put the Chanticleers up by eight)

(Virginia comes out of the break hot and retakes the lead)

(Tristan Curtis keeps Coastal Carolina alive with a shot from deep)

(Evan Nolte helps Virginia pull away with two consecutive threes and a 56-48 lead)

(Joe Harris shuts the door on the Chanticleers with a three to make it 65-52)

(Final call as Virginia avoids the upset)

(Postgame interview with Virginia’s Anthony Gill)

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