CONWAY, S.C. -- Warren Gillis made a short, fadeaway bank shot with 1.6 seconds left to give Coastal Carolina a 66-64 victory over Liberty on Wednesday night.
Andrew Smith had tied the game for Liberty on a dunk with 26 seconds left. After a timeout, Gillis took the inbounds pass and kept possession before making his drive to the hoop.
Coastal Carolina trailed 60-55 with 3:39 left before rallying to take the lead 64-62 on Elijah Wilson's jump shot with 52 seconds remaining.
The victory gave CCU (12-9, 5-2 Big South) sole possession of first place in the conference's South Division after Radford defeated Winthrop Wednesday night.