Valpo and CCU meet in the Bahamas

Coastal Caroline (1-1) v Valparaiso (0-3)

, Baha Mar Convention Center, Nassau, Bahamas; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina and Valparaiso will speak in a playoff game in Nassau. Valparaiso lost 74-60 to Stanford on Wednesday, while Coastal Carolina failed in a 65-53 game against UNC Wilmington on Thursday.

SUPER SENIORS: Coastal Carolina has benefited a lot from its seniors. Vince Cole, Rudi Williams, Ebrima Dibba and Garrick Green have collectively accounted for 58 percent of all Chanticleers points this season. THOMAS TERRIFIC: In three games this season, Valparaiso’s Thomas Kithier has shot 69.7 percent.

LONG-TERM THREAT: Coastal Carolina’s Cole attempted 15 3-pointers and connected on 40% of them.

DID YOU KNOW: The Coastal Carolina offense recorded turnover on just 13.2 percent of its possessions, which is the 11th best rate in the country. Valparaiso’s defense forced opposing teams to return the ball on just 17.6% of all possessions (ranked 271st among Division I teams).


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