Coastal Carolina University men's basketball head coach Cliff Ellis recently received the 2014 Gene Bartow Award from CollegeInsider.com.
A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985. Unfortunately for the Chanticleers, history would have to wait another year as No. 1 seed Virginia beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
The following is a transcript of the Coastal Carolina University men's basketball team's NCAA Tournament press conference previewing Friday's second round contest between the 16th-seeded Chanticleers and first-seeded Virginia Cavaliers at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.
The Coastal Carolina University men's basketball team will take part in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 21 years beginning Friday night at 9:25 p.m. The Chanticleers with take on the #3/4 Virginia Cavaliers inside PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. The game will be broadcast live on TBS. Coastal is looking for its first NCAA...