Green Bay men’s basketball picked 3rd in Horizon League preseason poll

Green Bay men's basketball team pick #3 in Horizon League preseason poll.
Green Bay men's basketball team pick #3 in Horizon League preseason poll.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – The Horizon League announced its preseason poll Thursday and the Green Bay men’s basketball team is ranked third.

The Phoenix are coming off a Horizon League Tournament Championship which garnered an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament (1st Round Loss to Texas A&M).

Green Bay lost key seniors Jordan Fouse and Carrington Love from last season’s team led by first-year head coach Linc Darner that went 23-13 (11-7 Horizon). Phoenix senior guard Charles Cooper was the lone All-League selection (1st team) for Green Bay.

Green Bay was picked behind Oakland (#2) and Valparaiso (#1). The full Hoizon League Preseason Poll is below:

10. Milwaukee

9.  Youngstown State

8. Cleveland State

7. Northern Kentucky

6. Detroit

5. Wright State

4. Illinois-Chicago

3. Green Bay

2. Oakland

1. Valparaiso