Williams Matches Career-High, but Tornados Fall at Coastal Carolina, 85-42November 13, 2013
BC wrapped up a three-day three-game stint
CONWAY, S.C.- Brevard College sophomore Katie Williams tied a career-high with 17 points, but BC fell in its final exhibition game to Coastal Carolina, 85-42, Wednesday evening at the HTC Center in Conway, S.C.
The Chanticleers (2-0) wrapped up an early two-game home stint with consecutive victories while scoring at least 85 points in both games. The Tornados concluded a three-game three-day journey that included two Division I opponents.
Coastal Carolina's A.J. Jordan impressed the home crowd with a 25-point, 12-rebound performance. Jordan knocked down 11-of-19 field goals while tallying three assists and steals.
CCU sprinted out an early 9-0 lead before reigning SAC freshman of the year, Tuccoa Brackett knocked down a jumper.
The Chanticleers continued to use full-court pressure, which resulted in a 28-11 run to extend their lead to 37-13 at the 5:39 mark.
Following a Shelby Wolfe layup, CCU finished the half off with a 10-1 run.
The Chanticleers dominated the first half and entered the intermission with a 47-16 lead. CCU shot 51.4% from the floor while BC was held to a 21.4 mark in the first 20 minutes.
The Tornados defense stepped up in the second half forcing eight turnovers despite being outscored 38-26.
BC's Williams paced the Tornado squad in points while freshman Lynsey Crisp snagged six boards.
CCU's Jordan paced the team in both points and rebounds while Megan Pittman finished with nine points and 10 rebounds.
For the third straight game, BC forced at least 15 turnovers while the Chanticleers finished with 19 on the night.
Coastal Carolina shot 46.7% from the floor while BC hit 26.9% of its shots.
The Tornados will enjoy a week off before hitting the road once again to open South Atlantic Conference play against Anderson at 6 p.m. in Anderson, S.C.