Thursday, October 25, 2012

UIS men's basketball No. 4 in preseason poll

The University of Illinois Springfield was voted by league coaches to finish fourth in the West Division of the Great Lakes Valley Conference preseason men’s basketball poll with 69 points.

The Prairie Stars finished second in the division last year with a 12-6 conference record. They were 15-13 overall.

Missouri-St. Louis was picked to win the West with eight first-place votes and 113 points. Drury was second with seven first-place votes. Quincy received one first-place vote and was voted third. UIS, Maryville, William Jewell, Missouri S&T and Rockhurst rounded out the eight-team list.

The ranking was featured by the State Journal-Register on October 25, 2012.

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