Is the preseason No.5 AAC ranking motivation for the Pirates?

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- East Carolina's players react to being their No. 5 preseason AAC ranking.

At media day, InsideECUSports spoke to the Pirates about the speculation on the upcoming season.

This past week the East Carolina were ranked 5th overall in the AAC preseason conference poll.  J.T. BoydIsaiah JonesDemetri McGill, and Fred Pressley were asked if this ranking was a chip on their shoulder or if it added motivation going into the season.

The Pirates plan to prove a point this year and show why they belong among the conference's best teams.

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