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UNI Men's Basketball Picked to win MVC

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UNI, which returns all five starters and nine of 10 players from last year's regular-season co-champ and State Farm MVC Tournament winner, has been picked to earn the Missouri Valley Confer­ence men's basketball title in 2009-10.

MVC Men's Basketball Preseason Poll

  

School (First-Place Votes) Total

1. UNI (38)........................................................389

2. Creighton (1).................................................336

3. Illinois State..................................................299

4. Southern Illinois............................................272

5. Wichita State................................................216

6. Bradley.........................................................208

7. Indiana State................................................173

8. Drake............................................................105

9. Missouri State.................................................92

10. Evansville.......................................................55

Poll determined by panel of league sports informa­tion directors, media, and coaches.

 

 

2009-10 MVC Preseason All-Conference Team

Name, School, Pos., Ht., Wt., Year, Hometown, High School

Kwadzo Ahelegbe, UNI, G, 6-2, 200, Jr., Oakdale (Minn.) Tartan High

Osiris Eldridge, Illinois State, G, 6-3, 215, Sr., Chicago (Ill.) Phillips Academy

Tony Freeman, Southern Illinois, G, 6-1, 195, Sr., Maywood (Ill.) St. Joseph's / Iowa transfer

Adam Koch, UNI, F, 6-8, 255, Sr., Ashawubenon (Wis.) High

P'Allen Stinnett, Creighton, G, 6-3, 180, Jr., Las Vegas (Nev.) Brewster Academy [N.H.]

Josh Young, Drake, G, 6-1, 174, Sr., Lawton (Okla.) Lawton Christian High

 

HM: Kevin Dillard, Southern Illinois; Clevin Hannah, Wichita State; Jake Kelly, Indiana State; Sam Maniscalco, Bradley; Harry Marshall, Indiana State; Toure' Murry, Wichita State

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