posted November 2, 2006

MIAA Basketball Coaches Predict Races

MIAA basketball coaches have offered their best predictions for the 2006-07 races. 

The Flying Dutch are the pre-season favorite to repeat as women's champion while the Flying Dutchmen have been picked to finish second behind rival Calvin in the men's standings.

Men's Pre-Season Poll: 1. Calvin 10 (4), 2. Hope 11 (3), 3. Albion 19 (1), 4. Tri-State 28, 5. Olivet 34, 6. Kalamazoo 38, 7. Adrian
 41, 8. Alma 43.

Women's Pre-Season Poll: 1. Hope 9 (7), 2. Calvin 14 (2), 3. Olivet 25, 4. Albion 28, 5. St. Mary's 40, 6. Adrian 47, 7. Alma 49, 8. Tri-State 54, 9. Kalamazoo 58.

First place votes in parentheses