NAC Poll: Husson Men #2, Husson Women #3
North Atlantic Conference coaches have picked the Husson University men's basketball team to finish second and the women's basketball team to finish third.
The preseason poll shows last year's champs are the teams to beat again - the Colby Sawyer men and the Castleton University women.
On the men's side, Eagles coach Warren Caruso returns top scorers Trevon Butler and Raheem Anderson. A year ago, the Eagles went 14-4 in the NAC (20-8 overall) and lost in the conference title game.
2016 NAC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll
|6.||Green Mountain||55 (1)|
|7.||New England College||48|
Husson women's coach Kissy Walker begins her 25th season as Eagles coach. A year ago, her team went 15-3 in conference (17-9 overall) and lost in the NAC semi-finals.
The Eagles return veterans Chandler Guerrette, Victoria McIntyre, Denae Johnson and Rebecca Young.
2015-16 NAC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll
|4.||New England College||62|
NOTE: The Eagles open their season with a mens/womens doubleheader at St. Joseph's College on November 19th. Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket and 929theticket.com will broadcast selected games throughout the season. The first broadcast is December 1st vs UMaine Farmington.