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Big South Championship-Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs. Winthrop Eagles - 3/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Winthrop Eagles (19-12) at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (23-9)

College Basketball: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 12:30 pm (HTC Center)

The Line: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers -4 -- Over/Under: 132 See the Latest Odds

TV: ESPN3.com

The Big South championship features a battle between the Winthrop Eagles and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Sunday.

 The improbable run of the Longwood Lancers came to a crashing end at the hands of the Winthrop Eagles by a 71-58 count. A third consecutive upset was quickly put to rest as the Eagles took a ten point lead by the half and continued to fend off the Lancers over the final 20 minutes. This came down to making a few shots and hitting free throws and Winthrop did both. Longwood was competitive on 35% shooting because of ten bombs but that still couldn’t overcome 42% marksmanship and a 23-10 advantage at the stripe. Keon Johnson led a balanced offense with 15 points on 5-8 shooting with Keon Moore adding 14 points and five yanks. Xavier Cooks and Andre Smith netted eleven points apiece with five others scoring 20  points.

Big South Championship-Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs. Winthrop Eagles - 3/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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 The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers punched their ticket to the Big South title with a 73-70 victory over stubborn Gardner-Webb in the semifinals. This was probably much closer then the numbers say with the Chanticleers burning the nets at 51% accuracy but hurting themselves with 17 turnovers. The Bulldogs did sink 12 more free throws but 38% eventually caught up to them. Badou Diagne was the game’s high scorer with 19 points on 8-11 from the floor with Elijah Wilson coming off the bench to toss in 13 points. Tristan Curtis added eleven points and snared a game high eight points while Josh Cameron and Warren Gillis netted eight points apiece with Gillis posting six assists and turning the ball over seven times.

 The Eagles are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Big South and  8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Winthrop are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a S.U. win. The Chanticleers are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. Coastal Carolina are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. 

This game will be tight and we will be glad to have the points. 

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