Georgia Southern Picked to Win Sun Belt

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ARTICLE FROM GEORGIA SOUTHERN ATHLETICS:

NEW ORLEANS – Georgia Southern has been picked to win the Sun Belt in the 2015 Preseason Coaches Poll, announced today.

The Eagles had 110 points and six first-place votes and were followed by UL Lafayette with 108 points and three first-place tallies. Arkansas State was picked third, followed by Appalachian State and Texas State. Sixth-place South Alabama garnered the final first-place vote.

The conference will announce its Preseason All-Sun Belt Teams Monday morning.

Georgia Southern won the 2014 Sun Belt title in its first season in the league, finishing 8-0 in the conference and 9-3 overall. The Eagles return 58 lettermen and 13 starters to the 2015 squad.

Fans can purchase 2015 season tickets and select their seats online, by calling 1-800-GSU-WINS or by visiting the ticket office in the Cowart Building adjacent to Paulson Stadium (203 Lanier Drive). Ticket office hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Season tickets prices start as low as $75 for all six games, and seats that do not require a donation are available from $135-145 per seat.

2015 SBC Coaches Predicted Order of Finish (first place votes)

  1. Georgia Southern (6) – 110 pts
  2. UL Lafayette (3) – 108 pts
  3. Arkansas State (1) – 96 pts
  4. Appalachian St.  – 82 pts
  5. Texas State – 78 pts
  6. South Alabama (1) – 68 pts
  7. UL Monroe – 59 pts
  8. Troy – 39 pts
  9. Georgia State – 32 pts
  10. New Mexico St.  – 30 pts 11.
  11. Idaho – 24 pts

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