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UB picked last in MAC East

The Bulls men's basketball team was picked by the MAC News Media to bring up the rear in the league's East Division. This is the second time in the last three seasons UB has been predicted to finish last but two years ago they were co-champions of the East and played in the MAC championship game finals where they lost to Akron.

East Division

1. Ohio
2. Kent State
3. Akron
4. Miami
5. Bowling Green
6. UB

West Division

1. Ball State
2. Central Michigan
3. Eastern Michigan
4. Western Michigan
5. Northern Illinois
6. Toledo

East Division Preseason All-MAC Team

Brett McKnight, F, Akron
Scott Thomas, F, Bowling Green
Justin Greene, F, Kent State
Julian Mavunga, F, Miami
D.J. Cooper, G, Ohio

West Division Preseason All-MAC Team

Jarrod Jones, F/C, Ball State
Trey Zeigler, G, Central Michigan
Brandon Bowdry, F, Eastern Michigan
Xavier Silas, G, Northern Illinois
Flenard Whitfield, F, Western Michigan

---Rodney McKissic



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Bob Dicesare

Bob DiCesare

Western New York native Bob DiCesare covers UB football, Big 4 basketball and writes an occasional column. He still holds a grudge against Chris Ford who, he's convinced, cost St. Bonaventure the 1970 NCAA basketball championship.

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Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.

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