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Coastal plays D, hits boards in blowout over Blue Hose

Fueled by a plus-22 rebounding margin and stifling defense Coastal Carolina weathered a slow start to claim a 63-52 victory over Presbyterian College in Big South men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. Coastal was shooting just 26 percent from the field before making 11-of-14 shots during a 12-minute, game-defining stretch through the middle stages of the second half. The shooting spree ended... 

Chants fall to Bulldogs for second straight league loss

After trailing by double-digits for most of the game, Coastal Carolina cut UNC Asheville’s lead to nine points with 4:33 to play, but the Chanticleers would get no closer as the Bulldogs secured a 75-65 victory Thursday evening in front of a national ESPNU audience. Coastal trailed Asheville 66-46 at the 7:23 mark of the second half after the Bulldogs’ Andrew Rowsey made fifth free throw of the... 

Coastal kicks off installation of Teal Turf football surface

Heavy equipment dotted Benton Field at Brooks Stadium this week as preparations for Coastal Carolina’s new “Teal Turf” began. The home for Chanticleer football and women’s lacrosse amidst the TD Sports Complex had its top layer of grass removed and by mid-April a new and unique-looking playing surface will be installed featuring the first “Teal Green Turf” field in the nation. “When the... 

Coastal’s McLaws selected by NY Bulls in MLS Draft

Coastal Carolina defender Shawn McLaws, a 2014 College Soccer News All-American, was the 17th pick of the 2015 Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft on Tuesday. McLaws, a native of Edmond, Okla., was selected by the New York Red Bulls with the 59th overall pick of the MLS amateur draft. McLaws will join fellow supplemental pick Manolo Sanchez (Clemson) along with SuperDraft selections Leo Stolz (UCLA)... 

Lady Chants beat Campbell for third straight victory

The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team, which boasts the Big South’s highest scoring offense, had to rely on its defense Tuesday night to pull out a 50-40 win over visiting Campbell at The HTC Center. The Chanticleers’ third consecutive win improves their record to 10-8 overall, 4-5 in the Big South. The loss drops Campbell to 11-7, 6-3. The Chants’ scoring total was the second-lowest... 

Coastal men’s tennis upsets No. 73 ranked East Carolina

The Coastal Carolina men’s tennis team, facing its second nationally ranked opponent in as many matches, picked up its first win of the season with a 4-3 upset of #73 East Carolina Monday afternoon. The win evens the Chanticleers’ record at 1-1, while the Pirates begin their season 0-2 after previously falling to #6 North Carolina. “Our team pulled out a gutsy win today,” said Chanticleer... 

Chants’ first BSC loss ends 14-game home win streak

Coastal Carolina could not overcome a pair of near three minute second-half scoring droughts along with 11 Gardner-Webb 3-pointers as the Runnin’ Bulldogs handed the Chanticleers an 82-67 loss Saturday at The HTC Center. Gardner-Webb’s Jerome Hill, who surpassed 1,000 career points and 600 career rebounds in the game, led the Runnin’ Bulldogs with a 31-point, 10-rebound double-double. Harold... 

Lady Chants snap 5-game losing streak to Winthrop

Led by 20-plus point scoring efforts by AJ Jordan and Jas Adams, the Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team rolled to an 81-62 victory over Winthrop Saturday afternoon inside The HTC Center. The win, which snapped a five-game losing streak to the Eagles, moves the Chants back above .500 on the season with a 9-8 overall record, including a 3-5 mark in conference play. Winthrop, the defending Big... 

Lady Chanticleers light up CSU to snap losing streak

AJ Jordan and Anna Vogt each scored 20 or more points, and the Chanticleers shot their highest percentage from the field this season as the Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team broke its nearly month-long slump with a 71-62 win inside Charleston Southern’s Buc Dome in Tuesday night Big South action. The win evens Coastal’s overall record at 8-8, and improves its Big South record to 2-5. Charleston... 

Former Sharks QB Roper among four CCU transfers

Former St. James High quarterback Josh Roper is among four winter transfers to the Coastal Carolina football program, the school announced Tuesday. Coastal Carolina coach Joe Moglia announced the addition of transfers Roper (QB, Univ. of Pikeville), Ray Lewis III (DB, Univ. of Miami), Adam Maxie (DB, Kent State Univ.) and Kyle Wilson (WR, Univ. of Memphis) to the 2015 roster. The four players and their... 
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