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Women’s Basketball Team Picked to Win MIAA/Men’s Team Picked to Finish Third

Thursday, November 01, 2012

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ROYAL OAK, Mich.  – The defending champions in MIAA men’s and women’s basketball have been picked to repeat as champions for the 2012-13 season.

Hope College has been picked as the preseason favorite to win the MIAA men’s basketball championship, while Calvin College is the preseason pick for the MIAA women’s basketball title.

In the men’s poll, the defending MIAA champion Flying Dutchmen captured six first-place votes, while Calvin received two first-place votes. Adrian is picked to finish second in the poll, followed by Calvin.
In the women’s poll, defending MIAA co-champion Calvin received eight of the nine first-place votes, while fellow defending co-champion Hope received the other. The Flying Dutch are picked to finish second in the poll, with Albion third.

Men’s Poll Results (First-place votes in parenthesis): 1. Hope (6) 9 pts. 2. Adrian 15. 3. Calvin (2) 17.  4. Trine 23. 5. Albion 31. 6. Alma 39. 7. Olivet 42. 8. Kalamazoo 48.

Women’s Poll Results (First-place votes in parenthesis): 1. Calvin (8) 8 pts. 2. Hope (1) 15 pts. 3. Albion 26. 4. Adrian 34. 5. Olivet 37. 6. Saint Mary’s 43. 7. Alma 46. 8. Trine 51. 9. Kalamazoo 64.

MIAA teams will tip off their season Nov. 15. The women will start league play Nov. 28, while the men launch MIAA play Jan. 3.

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