Coastal Carolina tries to find the balance between academic standards with athletic recruiting. Five men's basketball recruits who signed to play at CCU this season and were qualified to play according to NCAA eligibility requirements were not granted admission to the school.
Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia has completed his 2018 football coaching staff with the hiring of Shawn Howe as defensive line coach. Recently, Moglia added Newland Isaac as a running backs coach.
With a 4-1 start that has included a pair of impressive blowout wins and a pair of walk-offs in extra innings against good competition, the Coastal Carolina baseball team is showing what coach Gary Gilmore suspected through the offseason and three full weeks of practices – this team might be capable of some big things this season.
Coastal Carolina suffered its first defeat of the season, 6-5 to Indiana on Monday at Springs Brooks Stadium in its final game of the season-opening Brittain Resorts Baseball at the Beach tournament. Indiana is ranked 17th in the country in the Perfect Game USA Preseason Top 25.
Kevin Woodall Jr. singled in the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Coastal Carolina baseball team defeated Kansas State 4-3 in the Brittain Resorts Baseball at the Beach tournament.
A 10th inning single by Cory Wood drove home the game-winning run in Coastal Carolina’s 4-3 win over No. 18 Oklahoma on Saturday in the Brittain Resorts Baseball at the Beach tournament at Springs Brooks Stadium.
Jas Adams broke scored 12 consecutive points in the fourth quarter after going without a field goal through three quarters to help the Coastal Carolina women defeat South Alabama 71-56 Saturday at the HTC Center. D.J. Williams scored a game-high 27 points for CCU.