Men's Basketball - Thu, Oct. 16, 2008
Georgetown College Tiger Basketball has
been picked to win both the women's and men's Mid-South Conference titles by
the conference coaches.
In the women's rankings,
Georgetown received 33 points and five first place votes to earn the top spot.
University of the Cumberlands is predicted to finish second in the Mid-South
with 32 points, including the final two first place votes. Coaches were not
allowed to vote for their own team.
captured the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship last season after
finishing a game behind regular season co-champions Cumberlands and Lindsey Wilson
The Tigers return four seniors Ashley Bell, Katie Filliatreau, Makaine
Huffer and Maddy Lewis and junior All-American Jayme Gilbert to this year's
Lindsey Wilson edged out
CampbellsvilleUniversity for third in the
preseason poll. The Blue Raiders received 25 points, while Campbellsville
received 24 points.
PikevilleCollege is predicted to
finish fifth after receiving 14 points and West Virginia University
Institute of Technology (10 points) and St. Catharine College (9) complete
the coaches' preseason picks.
On the men's side, the Tigers received 35 points,
including five first place votes. University of the Cumberlands is projected
to finished second with 30 points, including the final two first place
votes. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team.
won the regular season and conference tournament championships last season.
The Tigers have won or shared the MSC regular season title in each of the
last seven seasons. The Tigers return four starters from last year's
team that went undefeated in regular season play with a record of 32-0,
including David Graham, Demetrius Guions, Kyle Saxton Jerry Turner.
is projected third with 30 points and
Pikeville College is predicted to
finish fourth with 23 points.
Lindsey Wilson College
(16 points), St. Catharine College (9) and West Virginia University
Institute of Technology (8) complete the coaches' preseason picks.
The Mid-South Conference schedule begins January 15,