Chicago State picked to finish last in WAC

(Jetta Fraser/Toledo Blade)

Trayvon Palmer is Chicago State’s top returning scorer at 7.7 points per game. (Jetta Fraser/Toledo Blade)

 

Chicago State was picked to finish last in the WAC, the conference announced Wednesday. The Cougars received the same recognition in both the media and coaches polls.

The Cougars, who tied for seventh place last season, return only two of their top six scorers.

Chicago State begins the 2015-16 season Nov. 16 at Iowa State.

 

WAC Preseason Media Poll

  1. New Mexico State
  2. Grand Canyon
  3. UMKC
  4. Bakersfield
  5. Seattle
  6. Utah Valley
  7. UT-Rio Grande Valley
  8. Chicago State

 

All-WAC First Team

Aly Ahmed, Bakersfield

Ian Baker, New Mexico State

Martez Harrison, UMKC

DeWayne Russell, Grand Canyon

Pascal Siakam, New Mexico State (Preseason Player of the Year)

 

All-WAC Second Team

Joshua Braun, Grand Canyon

Shaquille Hines, UT-Rio Grande Valley

Kevin Mays, Bakersfield

William Powell, Seattle

Deshaun Sunderhaus, Seattle

Author: Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder of The Catch and Shoot. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He has had work featured on SI.com, College Insider, The Comeback/Awful Announcing, and 247Sports.

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