85
      Saturday
      86 / 71
      Sunday
      83 / 71
      Monday
      84 / 72

      Coastal Carolina ranked 21st in pre-season coaches poll

      Coastal Carolina has earned a preseason national ranking in the FCS Coaches Poll. CCU comes in at #21 after an 8-5 season that saw the school's first post-season victory. The Chanticleers are the heavy favorite to win the Big South and face just one ranked FCS opponent in Eastern Kentucky. CCU opens the season on August 31st at South Carolina State.

      Preseason FCS Coaches Preseason Poll (August 6, 2013)Team (No. 1 Votes) 2012 Record Points Final 2012 Ranking1. North Dakota State (23) 14-1 645 12. Montana State (1) 11-2 591 53. Eastern Washington 11-3 549 44. Sam Houston State (1) 11-4 534 25. Wofford 9-4 450 76. Central Arkansas 9-3 428 107. South Dakota State 9-4 410 178. New Hampshire 8-4 386 139. Villanova 8-4 381 1610. Illinois State 9-4 379 911. Cal Poly 9-3 348 1112. Towson 7-4 347 1513. Stony Brook 10-3 326 1214. Richmond 8-3 274 1815. James Madison 7-4 235 2116. Northern Iowa 5-6 218 NR17. Lehigh 10-1 198 1418. Northern Arizona 8-2 196 2019. Eastern Kentucky (1) 8-3 188 1920. Bethune-Cookman 9-3 159 2321. Coastal Carolina 8-5 140 2422. Montana 6-2* 135 NR23. Eastern Illinois 7-5 120 2524. Youngstown State 7-4 107 NR25. Chattanooga 6-5 104 NROthers receiving votes: Wagner (87), Colgate (67), Tennessee State (52), Harvard (48), Delaware (47), The Citadel (39), Liberty (39), Arkansas Pine-Bluff (35), Indiana State (27), Stephen F. Austin (19), McNeese State (16), Penn (13), Alcorn State (12), Jacksonville State (11), Samford (10), Norfolk State (7), Alabama State (7), UC Davis (7), Southern Illinois (6), Maine (5), Albany (5), Tennessee Tech (5), UT Martin (4), Gardner Webb (4), Sacramento State (3), Hampton (3), San Diego (2), Jackson State (1), Missouri State (1), Brown (1)