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KIAC men's and women's preseason basketball coaches' polls

BEREA, Ky. - Men’s Basketball

The 2013-2014 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference preseason men’s basketball poll was released Wednesday, October 23rd by KIAC officials. The two teams that played in last season’s conference tournament championship take the top two spots in the preseason poll.

Defending conference champion Indiana University Southeast was unanimously selected as the top team by conference coaches. The Grenadiers received all ten first-place votes and 100 total points. Last season, IU Southeast won the regular season and conference tournament championships. They advanced to the semifinals of the NAIA National Tournament.

Asbury University sits in the second spot in the preseason poll with 80 total points. The Eagles finished the 2012-2013 regular season with a 9-6 record. They were the conference tournament runner-up.

Cincinnati Christian University is third in the preseason poll with 72 points. Indiana University East is projected to finish fourth with 71 points and Point Park University is fifth with 62 points. Berea College is sixth with 52 points, followed by Brescia University (40 points), Alice Lloyd College (32 points), conference newcomer Indiana University Kokomo (30 points) and St. Louis College of Pharmacy (11 points).

Conference play will begin in November. The season will conclude with the KIAC Tournament February 25th – March 1st.

School Points
1) Indiana University Southeast (10) 100
2) Asbury University 80
3) Cincinnati Christian University 72
4) Indiana University East 71
5) Point Park University 62
6) Berea College 52
7) Brescia University 40
8) Alice Lloyd College 32
9) Indiana University Kokomo 30
10) St. Louis College of Pharmacy 11

Women’s Basketball

The 2013-2014 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference preseason women’s basketball poll was released Wednesday, October 23rd by KIAC officials. Point Park University and Alice Lloyd College were selected by conference coaches to finish in the top spot after both received the same number of voting points.

Point Park University won last season’s regular season championship and advanced to the NAIA National Tournament after winning the conference tournament. They received five first-place votes and 84 total points. Alice Lloyd finished second in the conference last year with a 10-5 record. They received three first-place votes and 84 total points.

Indiana University Southeast sits in the third spot in the preseason poll with two first-place vote and 82 total points. Asbury University is projected fourth with 67 points. Brescia University is fifth with 66 points, followed by Berea College (55 points), Carlow University (42 points), Midway College (37 points), Cincinnati Christian University (21 points) and St. Louis College of Pharmacy (12 points).

Conference play will begin in November. The season will conclude with the KIAC Tournament February 25th – March 1st.

Team Points
1) Point Park University (5) 84
1) Alice Lloyd College (3) 84
3) Indiana University Southeast (2) 82
4) Asbury University 67
5) Brescia University 66
6) Berea College 55
7) Carlow University 42
8) Midway College 37
9) Cincinnati Christian University 21
10) St. Louis College of Pharmacy 12


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