Sunday, December 1, 2013

Coastal Carolina rolls past Bethune-Cookman to open FCS football playoffs

CONWAY, South Carolina -- Coastal Carolina will travel from the beach to the tundra to face Montana in round two of the FCS playoffs after easily disposing of first-round opponent, Bethune-Cookman, 48-24 on Saturday.

CCU quarterback Alex Ross threw a career-high four touchdowns – two to Matt Hazel – to help lead No. 11-ranked CCU.

The Chanticleers set a program record with 11 wins, improving to 11-2, while the Wildcats drop to 10-3. Coastal Carolina will now travel west to face No. 8 seed and fourth-ranked Montana for the second round, Dec. 7 in Missoula, Mont.

The long range weather forecast for kickoff calls for sunny skies and a high of 20 degrees Fahrenheit. The forecast low is 1 degree Fahrenheit.

Washington-Grizzly Stadium is one of the largest stadiums within which the Chants will play, with a seating capacity of more than 26,000.


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