White scores 21, Jones adds 20 and 12 rebounds; Chattanooga tops Coastal Carolina 78-67

Ronrico White scored 21 points — 18 of which came in the second half — and Casey Jones added 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chattanooga past Coastal Carolina 78-67 in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis' mainland bracket on Thursday.

White had scored 31 points in the Mocs' first five games.

Greg Pryor added 15 points and Justin Tuoyo scored 11 and blocked a career-high six shots for Chattanooga (3-3).

Coastal Carolina (4-2) led 46-43 with about 16 minutes left before White hit a pair of 3-pointers during an 8-0 run which gave Chattanooga the lead for good.

The Chanticleers pulled within five with 3:32 to play, but Chattanooga made 11 of 12 free throws down the stretch to seal it.

Shivaughn Wiggins scored a career-high 20 points to lead Coastal Carolina. Josh Cameron and Warren Gillis added 13 apiece.