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Men's Basketball - Thu, Oct. 11, 2012

Dordt totaled 99 points and nine first place votes and is the preseason coaches' selection to win the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Championship for 2012-13. 

The Defenders posted a 30-5 record last year and won the GPAC regular season title with a 17-3 record.  Dordt advanced to the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Elite-Eight.  Northwestern, champions of the post-season last winter, were picked second with 92 points and the remaining two first place votes.  Briar Cliff was picked third and Midland fourth in the early season poll.

Points were awarded on a 10-1 basis and coaches' could not vote for their own team.
                                                                               
Here is the complete 2012-13 GPAC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll:

Place

School

Points

First Place Votes

1.

Dordt

99

9

2.

Northwestern

92

2

3.

Briar Cliff

76

 

4.

Midland

72

 

5.

Morningside

65

 

6t.

Concordia

45

 

6t.

Hastings

45

 

8.

Dakota Wesleyan

44

 

9.

Nebraska Wesleyan 

29

 

10.

Doane

26

 

11.

Mount Marty

12

 

Picture from Dordt Sports Information Office

 
 
 
 
 
 
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