MOBILE, Ala. -- Tommy Burton had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead five Coastal Carolina players in double figures as the Chanticleers got past South Alabama 81-69 on Saturday.
Keishawn Brewton, the Chanticleers' leading scorer entering the matchup at 16 points per game, was held to 1 point.
After Coastal Carolina (8-5, 1-1 Sun Belt Conference) outscored South Alabama 33-21 in the first half, both teams scored 48 in the second as the road team clinched the victory. The Jaguars' 21 first-half points were a season low for the team.
Andre Fox, who led the Jaguars in scoring heading into the matchup with 17 points per game, had only 7 points on 1-of-13 shooting.
Coastal Carolina takes on Georgia Southern at home next Thursday. South Alabama faces Mobile at home next Saturday.
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