CONWAY, S.C. — Joey Frenchwood nailed a 3-pointer in the final seconds of overtime to secure the win as Lamar fought off Coastal Carolina 69-67 on Saturday night.
Nick Garth made two free throws and Zjori Bosha added another to give Lamar just enough cushion as Artur Labinowicz drilled a trey to close to 68-67 with ten seconds remaining.
Coastal Carolina’s Zac Cuthbertson, who finished with 19 points, had four in the final minute of overtime but missed a 3-point attempt with three seconds left. Garth grabbed the rebound.
Lamar led throughout the second half until Jaylen Shaw drilled a trey to tie it at 56-56 with 34 seconds left. Frenchwood had two shots but failed to connect as time ran out in regulation.
Colton Weisbrod led Lamar (6-1) with 19 points and Frenchwood finished with 16, hitting 4 of 7 from deep.
Shaw had 16 points with Labinowicz adding 14 for the Chanticleers (4-4).