BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Jerome Hill grabbed an offensive rebound and laid it in with 1 second left to propel Gardner-Webb to a 66-65 victory over Coastal Carolina in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday night.
Hill's tip-in with 15 seconds left had given Gardner-Webb a 63-64 advantage, but Coastal Carolina's Warren Gillis's layup made it 65-64 with 8 seconds left.
The Running' Bulldogs led 62-51 with 3:28 left on Harper's basket, but Raffa had a three-point play, a jumper and a 3-pointer to close to 62-61 with 1:38 remaining.
Gillis made a jumper with 53 seconds remaining to put the Chanticleers up 63-62.
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