FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon men's basketball team is ranked sixth in the West Division of the USA South Athletic Conference preseason men's basketball poll.
The Hawks totaled 14 points in the West Division. Defending West Division champion Covenant is No. 1 with six of a possible seven first-place votes and 36 points. Defending conference tournament champion Maryville is tied with Berea and LaGrange for second with 25 points. Berea received the final first-place vote.
In the East Division, Methodist is No. 1 with three first-place votes and 23 points. The Monarchs lost to Maryville in the conference tournament finals last season. Defending East Division champion North Carolina Wesleyan is second with two first-place votes and 20 points and Averett is third with one first-place vote and 19 points.
Huntingdon opens the season at home on Nov. 8 against Berry College at 7 p.m.
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