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Blue Jays chosen to win SLIAC in coaches' preseason poll

Blue Jays chosen to win SLIAC in coaches' preseason poll

November 17th, 2011 in News

The Westminster College men's basketball team has been picked to win the 2011-12 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship, according to the coaches' preseason poll announced Wednesday.

Westminster received five first-place votes. The Blue Jays finished 17-10 overall in the 2010-11 season and won a share of their third SLIAC title. Matt Mitchell has a 171-160 overall record entering his 14th year as Westminster head coach.

The Blue Jays open the 2011-12 season against Rhodes at 5 p.m. Friday in the Hendrix Cliff Garrison Classic. Westminster finishes tournament play against host Hendrix at 5 p.m. Saturday.