posted November 8, 2009

MIAA Basketball Coaches Give Predictions

Defending MIAA champion Calvin and tournament champion Hope have been installed as preseason co-favorites in the 2009-10 MIAA men's basketball race, while defending champion Hope is the preseason selection to repeat as women's basketball champions.

Calvin and Hope each received four votes in the annual preseason men's poll released today, while the Flying Dutch picked up six first place votes in the women's poll.

Men's Poll Results (first-place votes in parenthesis): 1. Calvin 10 (4), 1. Hope 10 (4), 3. Olivet 23, 4. Albion 24, 5. Adrian 32, 6. Trine 34, 7. Alma 45, 8. Kalamazoo 46.

Women's Poll Results (first-place votes in parenthesis): 1. Hope (6) 8, 2. Calvin (2) 13, 3. Saint Mary's 22, 4. Albion 29, 5. Trine 30, 6. Adrian 38, 7. Olivet 46, 8. Alma 49, 9. Kalamazoo 53.