Edward Little HS and Hampden Academy will start the season as teams to beat in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference boys hoops. The recent preseason coaches poll predicts the top 8 teams in the KVAC.

The Red Eddies from EL was picked #1 after a strong finish to last season and several returning players.

The Hampden Broncos are the defending Eastern Maine champs and picked #2. The Broncos were unbeaten until losing to Portland in the state title game.


Here's the coaches preseason top-8...

1.  Edward Little

2.  Hampden

3.  Oxford Hills

4. Messalonskee

5. Lawrence

6.  Mt. Ararat

7.  Cony

8.  Brunswick

Other teams in the KVAC include Bangor, Brewer, Lewiston, Mt.Blue and Skowhegan

NOTE:  Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket opens its broadcast schedule with a KVAC matchup on Friday, December 5th with a Hampden vs Brewer boys/girls doubleheader. Gametimes are 6pm & 8pm.