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BRIAR CLIFF PICKED AS FAVORITE IN MBB POLL

(Sioux City, Iowa) –Briar Cliff totaled 90 points and is the preseason coaches' selections to win the 2015-2016 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Championship.  The Chargers tallied five first place votes. Dordt garnered three first place votes and was picked to finish second with 86 points.

Two other teams, Midland and Dakota Wesleyan, also received first place votes. The Warriors were picked third with 77 points and 1 first place nod while Dakota Wesleyan was picked fourth with two first place votes. Last season Morningside and Dakota Wesleyan each shared the best regular season conference record  at 17-3, while Midland was the GPAC Postseason tournament champ.

 

Points were awarded on a 10-1 basis and coaches' could not vote for their own team.

 

Here is the complete 2015-16 GPAC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll:

 

Place

School

Points

First Place Votes

1.

Briar Cliff

90

5

2.

Dordt

86

3

3.

Midland

77

1

4.

Dakota Wesleyan

74

2

5.

Northwestern

62

 

6.

Concordia

60

 

7.

Nebraska Wesleyan

46

 

8.

Morningside

44

 

9.

Hastings

37

 

10.

Doane

19

 

11.

Mount Marty

10

 

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