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Lobos Picked Third in Preseason Hoops Poll

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Mountain West Conference on Monday released the results of its preseason media poll.

(to view Journal Staff Writer Geoff Grammer’s ballot, CLICK HERE)

Preseason Mountain West Men’s Basketball Media Poll (first place votes in parenthesis and total points at right):

    1. San Diego State (10) – 153
    2. UNLV (8) – 151
    3. New Mexico – 122
    4. Colorado State – 106
    5. Nevada* – 89
    6. Wyoming – 70
    7. Fresno State* – 49
    8. Boise State – 43
    9. Air Force – 27
    *Competed last season in Western Athletic Conference.

Preseason All-Conference team:

    G Kendall Williams, Jr., New Mexico
    G Jamaal Franklin, Jr., San Diego State
    G Deonte Burton, Jr., Nevada
    G Chase Tapley, Sr., San Diego State
    F Mike Moser, Jr., UNLV

    Player of the Year: G Jamaal Franklin, Jr., San Diego State
    Co-Newcomers of the Year: F Dwayne Polee III, So., San Diego State; G Bryce Dejean-Jones, So., UNLV
    Freshman of the Year: F Anthony Bennett, UNLV


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