UNCG looking to go from worst to first

Posted by Andy Durham on October 25, 2012 at 11:33 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Southern Conference Men’s Basketball order of finish in, with the preseaon coaches and media polls and the UNCG Spartans, under the guidance of head coach Wes Miller, are looking to pull off an Atlanta Braves-type move, with a vault from worst to first in the league…UNCG could barely win a game when Miller took over and now they are picked to win the SoCon North, in both the coaches and media polls…Elon is working to make a good showing too, going #2 in one poll and #3 in the other…

Predicted Order of Finish (Coaches Poll)

North Division
Team (1st place votes), Total
1. UNCG (7), 59
2. Elon (3), 55
3. Western Carolina (2), 52
4. Appalachian State, 36
5. Chattanooga, 26
6. Samford, 18

South Division
Team (1st place votes), Total
1. Davidson (11), 65
2. College of Charleston (1), 54
3. Georgia Southern, 48
4. Wofford, 32
5. Furman, 27
6. The Citadel, 15

2012-13 Preseason All-Conference Team
Andrew Lawrence, College of Charleston
Trent Wiedeman, College of Charleston
Mike Groselle, The Citadel
De’Mon Brooks, Davidson
Nik Cochran, Davidson
Jake Cohen, Davidson
Jack Isenbarger, Elon
Eric Ferguson, Georgia Southern
Trevis Simpson, UNCG
Trey Sumler, Western Carolina

Predicted Order of Finish (Media Poll)

North Division
Team (1st place votes), Total
1. UNCG (18), 164
2. Western Carolina (9), 144
3. Elon (3), 119
4. Appalachian State, 72
4. Samford, 72
6. Chattanooga, 59

South Division
Team (1st place votes), Total
1. Davidson (28), 176
2. College of Charleston, 134
3. Georgia Southern (2), 120
4. Wofford, 101
5. Furman, 62
6. The Citadel, 37


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