CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 22 points as Coastal Carolina beat Howard 81-72 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night.
Zac Cuthbertson had 18 points for Coastal Carolina (16-16). Ebrima Dibba added 13 points.
Charles Williams had 17 points for the Bison (17-17). RJ Cole added 14 points. Kyle Foster had 10 points.