CONWAY, S.C. – The Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team’s hot start has caught some national attention as CollegeInsider.com has ranked the Chanticleers 22nd in its latest Men’s Mid-Major Top 25 poll.
CCU has won nine of its first 11 games and picked up 90 points in the latest poll after not being previously ranked.
The Chants are one of four Sun Belt programs ranked among the top 25 as this week’s opponent Georgia State is the highest ranked team among the Sun Belt programs at ninth with 526 points. The reigning 2019-20 Sun Belt regular-season champions Little Rock comes in next at 19 with 191 points.
Louisiana is also ranked in the poll coming in at 24 with 82 points.
The Mid-Major Poll is made up of teams from the America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, West Coast, and Western Athletic.