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Chants run winning streak to six with victory over PC

Shivaughn Wiggins tied his season-high with 24 points and Colton Ray-St Cyr totaled 11 points and 12 rebounds for his first career double-double as Coastal Carolina held off Presbyterian College 69-66 Wednesday evening inside the Blue Hose’s Templeton Center. After leading by as many as 12 in the second half, Coastal had to make seven free throws down the stretch to keep Presbyterian at bay and... 

CCU’s 2016 recruiting class reflects step up to Sun Belt

For the Coastal Carolina University football program, a step up to the FBS level also means a step up in recruiting, and the 2016 class may be the deepest and most talented in program history. With Coastal set to make its transition season from FCS and FBS in the fall, they will have 26 new players to help make the move to the Sun Belt Conference in 2017 and beyond. The following list shows reason... 

CCU’s Wilson a slam dunk for Big South weekly honor

Coastal Carolina junior guard Elijah Wilson has been named the Big South Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, while Liberty guard Caleb Homesley has been named The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for games played Jan. 25-31, it was announced today by the Conference office. Wilson averaged 22.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, shot 56.7 percent from the field and 46.2 percent from long range... 

Chants blow past Camels, claim fifth straight victory

Coastal Carolina used a 38-7 run in the opening 10 minutes of the second half to bust open a tight game and roll to a 97-68 victory over Campbell Saturday afternoon inside the HTC Center. The Chanticleers (13-8, 7-4 Big South), winners of five straight, shot an outstanding 74.1 percent (20-of-27) in the second half and made 7-of-11 3-pointers after the intermission. Coastal finished with a 42-30... 

CCU baseball picked to win championship of Big South

For the first time since 2012, Coastal Carolina University’s baseball team has been voted the Big South Conference’s outright preseason favorite by the league’s Head Baseball Coaches, it was announced today by the Conference office. In addition, the coaches voted High Point junior outfielder Josh Greene (Ocala, Fla.) the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year and Winthrop junior Matt... 

Red-hot Chants work OT, knock off first-place ‘Dogs

Elijah Wilson scored 23 points, including all five of Coastal Carolina’s in overtime, to lead the Chanticleers to a key 68-66 home victory over Big South-leading UNC Asheville. Asheville’s Will Weeks scored on a put-back as time expired to knot the score at 63-63 and send the contest into overtime. The Bulldogs scored first in overtime on a Sam Hughes free throw, but Wilson scored an old-fashioned... 

CCU softball voted second; Noad named player of year

The Coastal Carolina softball team has been selected second in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason poll, with Morgan Noad as Preseason Player of the Year, the league announced on Wednesday. The Chanticleers, who went 16-7 in league play last year, claimed two of the nine first-place votes from the conference’s head coaches, along with one second-place vote and five third-place votes... 

CCU ranked in another poll; Paez earns more accolades

The Coastal Carolina baseball team opens the 2016 season in 25 days and will host Appalachian State (Feb. 19) as the #23 team in the nation according to Baseball America, which released its 2016 Preseason Top 25 Monday. Also on that opening weekend, the Chanticleers will host North Carolina State – ranked 19th in the Baseball American Preseason Top 25 – on Feb. 20 and welcome defending national... 

Guard play carries Coastal to road win over rival Bucs

Coastal Carolina starting guards Shivaughn Wiggins and Jaylen Shaw combined to score 45 points and the Chanticleers won their third straight game in a 78-63 win at Charleston Southern on Saturday evening. Wiggins poured in a game-high 23 points as he made 6-of-9 shots, including two threes, and 9-of-11 at the free-throw line. Shaw scored a career-high 22 points on eight makes, including a trio... 

Conway RB Martin opts to stay close to home at CCU

The Coastal Carolina football program didn’t have to look very far to find its next blue-chip recruit at running back. In fact, the Chanticleers only had to look a few miles down US Highway 501 at Conway High. Conway High running back Jah’Maine Martin officially announced his college commitment to Coastal Carolina on Friday night live on WPDE-TV’s newscast. Holding his 4-month-old... 
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