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Coastal Carolina outruns Campbell 58-21 in mid-week clash

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In the face of Hurricane Florence, Coastal Carolina & Campbell decided to play on hump day.

NCAA Football: Coastal Carolina at South Carolina Brian Westerholt-USA TODAY Sports

With the threat of Hurricane Florence hitting the Carolina coast, Coastal Carolina made the decision to play there week 3 matchup 72 hours earlier and in Buies Creek in a rare FBS appearance in a FCS stadium.

The Camels came out of the gate strong with a 10-play 80-yard drive capped off with a 18-yard touchdown pass from Daniel Smith. Coastal would respond with a 9-play 64-yard drive capped off by a Kilton Anderson touchdown pass but Campbell would punch back. After the first quarter Campbell led 14-7 and pushed it to a 21-10 lead midway through the second.

Coastal would wake up midway through the second quarter as Anderson hit a 81-yard touchdown pass to Ky’Jon Tyler to pull within a score. Later in the half Anderson would once again find another target as Malcolm Williams brought in a 38-yard TD catch to push the Chants to a 24-21 halftime lead.

Coastal Carolina would roll through the second half as four touchdowns would came on the ground for the Chants to pull away and walk out of Buies Creek with a 58-21 victory. Kilton Anderson led the way passing and rushing for the Chanticleers as he was 10/14 passing for 202 yards and three touchdowns, He also had one interception. Anderson also carried the ball five times for 67 yards.

Campbell was held to just 88 yards on the ground compared to Coastal putting up 333. Coastal Carolina out gained Campbell 574-to-306 in total offense.

Coastal Carolina advances to 2-1 on the young season and now turns their sights to Sun Belt play to battle the Cajuns next Saturday in Lafayette for a 7 pm start.