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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Eren Banks had 19 points and Nate Brafford scored the game's final three points at the free-throw line in the final 26 seconds to help Georgia Southern fend off Coastal Carolina 73-70 on Thursday night.

Banks was 6 of 9 shooting, including 4 for 6 from 3-point range, and went 3 for 4 from the foul line for the Eagles (3-15, 3-3 Sun Belt Conference). Tyren Moore finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Avantae Parker had 11 points and Brafford scored seven off the bench.

The Chanticleers (5-12, 2-4) were led by John Ojiako, who posted 20 points and nine rebounds. Jon Sanders added 13 points and four assists for Coastal Carolina. In addition, Braeden MacVicar had nine points.

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