Beck leads CCU past Methodist

Coastal Carolina junior forward Demario Beck prepares for ad unk against Methodist.
Coastal Carolina junior forward Demario Beck prepares for ad unk against Methodist.

CONWAY (AP) – Demario Beck scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Coastal Carolina rolled to an 88-59 victory over Division III Methodist University on Wednesday night.

Beck was 8 of 12 from the field. Elijah Wilson had 16 points and made four 3-pointers for Coastal Carolina (3-5). Beck has 1,502 career points, fifth all-time in the program.

Jaylen Shaw added 13 points and six assists for the Chanticleers, who made 11 of 31 3-point shots, and had a season-high 18 assists on 32 field goals. Coastal Carolina outrebounded Methodist 50-33, and snapped a two-game skid.

Davion Ayabarreno scored 13 points to lead Methodist, which shot just 13 percent from 3-point range on 3-of-23 shooting.

The Chanticleers jumped out to a 33-9 lead midway through the first half and built a 49-20 halftime lead. Coastal Carolina stretched it to 70-39 with 7:47 remaining.

Aynor product Zack Jenerette had three rebounds for Methodist.

The Coastal Carolina women fell to Catawba 63-58.

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