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Charlotte, NC (October 4, 2017) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Men's Basketball Coaches Association have announced the 2017-18 Men's Basketball Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team.2017 ciaatrn logo

The Trojans of Virginia State University have been predicted this season's top conference contender. The Trojans finished the 2016-17 season 22-8 overall with a 13-3 conference record. The defending CIAA Champion Bowie State University Bulldogs have been selected to rank second in the conference. After advancing to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Tournament, the Bulldogs were unable to ground the Fairmont State Falcons as they closed their season with a 93-67 loss. Last season, BSU finished 16-15 overall and 9-7 in the conference,

2017-18 Men's Basketball Predicted Order

(as selected by the CIAA Men's Basketball Coaches' Association)

 

 

Overall Predicted Order

2016-17 Team Record

Overall/Conf./Div.

2017-18

Head Coach

2017-18

Schedule

Notes

1

Virginia State University, 107 pts.

8-2 / 13-3 / 22-8

Lonnie Blow, Jr.

Schedule

 

2

Bowie State University, 101 pts.

5-5 / 9-7 / 16-15

Darrell Brooks

Schedule

 

3

Virginia Union University, 96 pts.

8-2 / 14-2 / 22-8

Jay Butler

Schedule

2016-17 Coach of the Year

4

Winston-Salem State University, 78 pts.

6-4 / 8-8 / 13-14

James Wilhelmi

Schedule

 

5

Shaw University, 74 pts.

8-2 / 10-6 / 14-13

Joel Hopkins

Schedule

 

6

Fayetteville State University, 64 pts.

4-6 / 6-10 / 13-16

Ken Spencer

Schedule

 

7

Johnson C. Smith University, 62 pts.

3-7 / 6-10 / 11-17

Stephen Joyner, Sr.

Schedule

 

8

Livingstone College, 58 pts.

6-4 / 7-9 / 11-17

James Stinson

Schedule

 

9

Saint Augustine's University, 51 pts.

3-7 / 6-10 / 11-17

MarQus Johnson

Schedule

 

10

Chowan University, 37 pts.

6-4 / 10-6 / 18-9

Brett Vincent

Schedule

 

11

Lincoln (PA) University, 30 pts.

2-8 / 5-11 / 7-20

Doug Overton

Schedule

 

12

Elizabeth City State University, 16 pts.

1-9 / 2-14 / 2-23

John Hill

Schedule

 

 

 

 2017-18 Men's Preseason All-CIAA Team

#3 Ahmaad Wilson- Bowie State - Sr./G/Baltimore, MD

#20 Omari George - Bosie State - Sr./F/Baltimore, MD

#2 Christian Kirchman - Johnson C. Smith - Sr./G/Roanoke,VA

#11 Robert Davis III - Johnson C. Smith - Sr./G/West Friendship, MD

#5 Kenneth Collins - St. Augustine's - Sr./F/Clayton, NC

#1 Quincy January - St. Augustine's - Sr./F/Atlanta, GA

#12 Walter Williams - Virginia State - Jr/G/Richmond, VA

#32 Richard Granberry - Virginia State - Sr./F/Chester, Pa

#4 James Paige - Virginia Union - Sr./F/Herndon, VA

#10 Kory Cooley - Virginia Union - Sr./G/Washington, DC

#1 Robert Colon - Winston-Salem State - So./G/Jacksonville, NC

#22 William Crandell - Winstn-Salem State Jr./F/Bethel, NC

Divisional Predicted Order

Northern Division

Southern Division

1

Virginia State

1

Winston-Salem State

2

Bowie State

2

Shaw

3

Virginia Union

3

Fayetteville State

4

Chowan

4

Johnson C. Smith

5

Lincoln (Pa.)

5

Saint Augustine's

6

Elizabeth City State

6

Livingstone College

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