Men's basketball picked fifth in Cal Pac preseason rankings

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - Defending California Pacific Conference champion William Jessup University received four first places votes and 44 points in route to capturing the 2010-2011 California Pacific Conference men's coaches poll. The Warriors took 44 out of a possible 196 points.

In second place, by only two points, was CSU Maritime Academy with 42 points. The Keelhaulers received two first place votes. The other first place vote went to the Holy Names University Hawks. The Hawks received 33 points.

The Red Hawks received 17 points and were picked to finish fifth. Last season Simpson lost to conference champion William Jessup in the semi-finals.

Here are the results from the coaches poll:

  1. William Jessup University
  2. CSU Maritime
  3. Holy Names University
  4. Menlo College
  5. Simpson University
  6. Bethany University
  7. Pacific Union College


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