Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 4, 2013

Mountain East releases hoops poll

Staff report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BRIDGEPORT — The Concord University men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fourth and the women were picked to conclude seventh in the Mountain East Conference in the inaugural coaches’ poll announced on Monday. Both the West Liberty men and women were selected to finish first.

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Results of the inaugural Mountain East Conference preseason coaches’ poll, released by the conference office Monday. (First-place votes are in parentheses.)

Men — West Liberty (11) 143 points, Fairmont State (1) 132, Wheeling Jesuit 114, Concord 90, Shepherd 90, Charleston 89, West Virginia State 75, Glenville State 65, West Virginia Wesleyan 53, Urbana 31, UVa.-Wise 28, Notre Dame College 26.

Women — West Liberty (5) 133, Glenville State (5) 132, Fairmont State (2) 115, Charleston 100, Shepherd 88, West Virginia State 74, Concord 62, West Virginia Wesleyan 61, Urbana 48, Wheeling Jesuit 45, Notre Dame College 44, UVa.-Wise 24.