BOONE, N.C. -- DeVante' Jones scored 26 points, including four straight free throws in the last 22 seconds as Coastal Carolina blunted an Appalachian State comeback 84-77 on Saturday.
The Chanticleers saw a 19-point lead whittled down to 80-76 when App State's Kendall Lewis scored on a driving layup with 30 seconds remaining.
Despite the loss, Appalachian State has its most overall wins since the 2010-11 season and most conference wins ever as a member of the Sun Belt.
Coastal Carolina finishes out the regular season against Louisiana-Lafayette on the road on Tuesday. Appalachian State finishes out the regular season against Louisiana-Monroe on the road on Tuesday.
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