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CCU baseball makes solid showing in preseason poll

Coastal Carolina, the defending 2018 Sun Belt Conference regular season and tournament champions, were ranked No. 12 overall in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I preseason poll, the publication announced on Tuesday. The Chanticleers, who went 43-19 overall last season, garnered a total of 473 points in the preseason poll, a mere 23 points behind No. 1 LSU who led all teams with... 

Coastal makes late surge, battles past pesky Eagles

Senior forward Zac Cuthbertson scored a game-high 23 points and Coastal Carolina outscored North Carolina Central 8-4 in the final 2 minutes to earn a 69-65 win Sunday at the HTC Center to improve to 6-5 on the year. The Chanticleers helped themselves down the stretch by making their last 12 free throws. Cuthbertson led the team in scoring for the 10th time in 11 games, and guards Aja Sanders,... 

Chants on break for finals week after loss to Terriers

Sophomore Tre Brown had a career and team-high 24 points, but it was not enough as Coastal Carolina fell 82-71 at Wofford. Brown’s point total tied for game-high honors as Wofford’s Cameron Jackson also finished with 24. Among his eight field goals, was a career-high five three-point field goals, connecting on all five he attempted. He did a good job of distributing the ball, finishing... 

Sun Belt puts 5 in bowls after inaugural title game

After a thrilling 30-19 win by Appalachian State over Louisiana in the conference’s inaugural Football Championship game, the league announced postseason bowl destinations for five teams. As winners of the Championship Game, App State (9-2, 7-1 Sun Belt) received the conference’s automatic bid to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The Mountaineers will be making their first trip to New Orleans... 

Chants go cold during key stretch, fall to Gamecocks

Zac Cuthbertson recorded his fourth double-double of the season, but it was not enough in a tight 85-79 loss at South Carolina. Cuthbertson had a team-high 24 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. He also tied for team-high honors with three assists and three steals. David Pierce came off the bench to score 10 points as did Tommy Burton who also chipped in with 10 points and five rebounds. CCU out... 

Gunter tops seven Chants earning Sun Belt awards

Coastal Carolina football had three players earn all-conference accolades and a total of seven players receive postseason conference recognition, as the Sun Belt Conference offense announced the 2018 Sun Belt All-Conference football teams and end of the year awards on Thursday. Sophomore defensive end Jeffrey Gunter earned a spot on the All-Sun Belt first team, while both defensive end Tarron Jackson... 

Williams nets honor after carrying CCU to big wins

Junior guard DJ Williams of the Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team has been voted this week’s Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced Tuesday. Williams averaged 22.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in a pair of wins over Bowling Green and Memphis in the Coastal Carolina Thanksgiving Classic this past weekend. She also shot over 60 percent from the field, hitting 17... 

Jags sack Chants’ season with fourth straight defeat

The Coastal Carolina University football team completed an 0-for-November slide Saturday that kept the Chanticleers one win shy of bowl eligibility for the first time in program history. Coastal made a late comeback bid but ran out of time in a 31-28 defeat to South Alabama in Mobile. It was Coastal’s fourth consecutive loss to end the regular season. Coastal finishes the 2018 season at 5-7... 

Chants destroy Monarchs; Gamecocks up after break

Senior forward Zac Cuthbertson scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Coastal Carolina to an easy 88-57 win over NCAA Division III Methodist University at the HTC Center. Junior forward Amidou Bamba added 14 points and 10 rebounds, and freshman reserve guard David Kralj hit for 11 points as Coastal improved to 4-3 on the year. Coastal had a stellar shooting night, hitting... 

Chants drop third straight, down to last shot at bowl

Coastal Carolina suffered its third consecutive defeat Saturday to remain one win short of bowl eligibility. Coastal was outgained 233-16 in total yards in the third quarter as Georgia Southern pulled away in the second half for a 41-17 win over the Chanticleers in the home finale at Brooks Stadium on Saturday night. The Chants, who totaled 10 points on 132 yards on their first two offensive drives... 
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