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2013 C-USA Coaches Poll Says Tulsa, East Carolina To Win Divisions

Golden Hurricane picked Unanimously In West

CFP Staff
July 17, 2013

Defending Conference USA Champion Tulsa was chosen unanimously as the preseason favorite to win the West Division. 2012 division co-champion East Carolina was chosen as the team favored to take the East Division crown. Marshall and Middle Tennessee were the other schools to receive first place votes.

The league's ninth annual Championship Game, pitting the champions of the East and West divisions, will be held Saturday, December 7.

The 2013 C-USA Football season kicks off Thursday, August 29, with three non-conference games. All but one of the league's 14 teams are in action during opening weekend, with seven games scheduled to air on television.

2013 CUSA Coaches Poll:

  East Points
1. East Carolina (11) 95
2. Marshall (2) 82
3. Middle Tennessee (1) 70
4. UAB 54
5. Southern Miss 40
6. FAU 28
7. FIU 23
  West Points
1. Tulsa (14) 98
2. Rice 76
3. Louisiana Tech 72
4. UTEP 46
5. North Texas 39
6. Tulane 31
7. UTSA 30


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