posted November 9, 2010

Hope Hoopsters are Pre-Season MIAA Favorites

Both Hope basketball teams have been picked as the pre-season favorite in their respective MIAA race. The annual predictions of MIAA coaches were announced during the pre-season teleconference.

The Flying Dutch have been picked to repeat as MIAA champion. Poll results: 1. Hope (8) 8 pts. 2. Calvin (1) 15. 3. Saint Mary's 22. 4. Albion 32. 5. Adrian 41. 6.Trine 45 7. Alma 50. 7. Olivet 50. 9. Kalamazoo 63. (First place votes)

The Flying Dutchmen have been picked to regain the top spot in the MIAA. Poll results: 1. Hope (6) 9 pts. 2. Calvin (2) 14. 3. Olivet 17. 4. Adrian 28. 5. Albion 30. 6. Kalamazoo 38. 6. Trine 38. 8. Alma 49. (First place votes)