MVC Preseason Media/Coaches Poll

    
October 30th, 2007

The Missouri Valley Conference preseason poll is voted on by the league's head coaches, play-by-play men, beat writers and sports information directors.

Preseason MVC Men's Basketball Poll

Rank Team (1st place votes) Points
1. Southern Illinois (39) 390
2. Bradley 311
3. Missouri State 283
4. Creighton 266
5. Illinois State 235
6. Wichita State 210
7. Northern Iowa 197
8. Indiana State 110
9. Drake 80
10. Evansville 63

2007-08 MVC Preseason All-Conference Team

Name, School, Pos., Ht., Wt., Year, Hometown, High School
Eric Coleman, UNI, C, 6-6, 240, Sr., Maplewood (Minn.) Tartan High
PJ Couisnard, Wichita State, G/F, 6-4, 216, Sr., Houston (Texas) Yates High
Randal Falker, Southern Illinois, F, 6-7, 230, Sr., St. Louis (Mo.) Gateway
Tech
Deven Mitchell, Missouri State, F, 6-5, 210, Sr., Springfield (Mo.) Kickapoo
High
Daniel Ruffin, Bradley, G, 5-10, 162, Sr., Peoria (Ill.) Central High
Preseason Player of the Year -- Randal Falker, Southern Illinois

Honorable Mention:
Jeremy Crouch, Bradley;
Levi Dyer & Osiris Eldridge, Illinois State;
Bryan Mullins & Matt Shaw, Southern Illinois