Elijah McCadden scored 15 points leading Georgia Southern to a 70-64 victory over Coastal Carolina at Pensacola Bay Center on Thursday.
Georgia Southern was a +5.0-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Georgia Southern got 12 points from Andrei Savrasov and another 10 points from Kamari Brown. Tre Cobbs contributed 4 assists, while Kamari Brown cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Coastal Carolina got a 17-point performance from Vince Cole, who was supported by 14 points from Rudi Williams. Rudi Williams had 2 assists in a losing cause for Coastal Carolina, while Essam Mostafa grabbed 15 rebounds.
Georgia Southern led at halftime, 34-25.
Coastal Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-31.