Wednesday, October 26, 2011

UIS men's hoops team picked 6th in GLVC West

The University of Illinois Springfield has been picked to finish sixth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division in a preseason coaches poll released Tuesday.

Drury is the favorite to win the division with 15 first-place votes. Quincy was picked second, followed by Missouri-St. Louis, William Jewell, Missouri S&T, UIS, Rockhurst and Maryville. Missouri-St. Louis received one first-place vote.

Defending NCAA Division II champion Bellarmine was picked to win the East Division and received 15 first-place votes. Kentucky Wesleyan was second and earned one first-place vote.

The ranking was featured in an October 26, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

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