Coach Warren Caruso's Husson basketball team the unanimous pick as the top team in the North Atlantic Conference preseason coaches poll. The Eagles received all 10 first place votes.

The Eagles are coming off a 15-3 NAC record (21-7 overall), a conference title and NCAA appearance.

While four seniors return, the Eagles will need to replace the scoring and rebounding of all conference player Trevon Butler who has finished his brilliant college career.

Raheem Anderson, Eli Itkin, Alonzo McCain and Zach Curran are the four returning seniors.

NOTE:  Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket and will broadcast selected Husson University hoops games. The first broadcast is the season opener doubleheader vs St. Joseph's College on Thursday, Novermber 17th. The men's game is at 5:30pm and the women's game is at 7:30pm.

2016-17 NAC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll

Team Points (1st place votes)
1. Husson 100 (10)
2. Colby-Sawyer 76
3. Castleton 72
4. Johnson State 63
5. Green Mountain 58
T6. Lyndon 50
T6. Thomas 50
8. Maine Maritime 35
9. New England College 24
10. UMaine-Farmington 22