Coastal Carolina outscored Winthrop 43-32 after being tied at the half to win their second straight Big South title. With the win, Coastal Carolina clinched their second straight NCAA Tournament berth.
In a closely contested first half, neither team was able to pull away and the teams went into the locker room at half tied 38-38. Smart offense and strong defense was the difference in the second half for Coastal Carolina in the 81-70 victory.
Warren Gillis led the way with 22 points for Coastal Carolina.