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Men's Basketball - Wed, Oct. 16, 2013

Men's basketball coaches in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) expect Davenport to three-peat as conference champions in the 2013-14 season. The Panthers, having been preseason favorites and the winning the titles in 2011-12 and 2012-13, received 142 points and 10 of the 12 first-place votes.  Three of the top four teams - Davenport, Madonna, and Lourdes - all ended their postseason play last year in the first round at the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament. The coaches also selected the Preseason All-Conference Team, which can be found after the team capsules

RankTeam1st Place
Votes
Total
Points
1Davenport10142
2Madonna2131
3Cornerstone 119
4Lourdes 97
5Northwestern Ohio 94
6Indiana Tech 91
7Aquinas 70
8Concordia 65
9Siena Heights 46
10Marygrove 31
11Lawrence Tech 28
12Michigan-Dearborn 22

Team Capsules

1. Davenport 27-7 (18-4)
Davenport returns its top two scorers from last year's national tournament team. Honorable Mention All-American JaVontae Ford starts his senior after being named to the WHAC's All-Defensive team each of his three seasons with the Panthers. He led the team in rebounds (5.9 rpg) and had 60 steals. Also returning is Dominez Burnett for his sophomore campaign. The 6-5 forward had an outstanding rookie year, earning Honorable Mention All-American and WHAC Newcomer of the Year accolades. Even with his most experienced group returning, Coach Burt Paddock hit the recruiting trail and welcomes his most heralded recruiting class in school history with two All-State standouts from basketball-savvy Indiana and an All-State point guard from the state of Michigan.

2. Madonna 25-9 (17-5)
Head coach Noel Emenhiser and the Crusaders return four starters from the most successful team in program history and first-ever national tournament appearance, including reigning WHAC Player of the Year and Second Team All-American Bobby Naubert. Naubert was chosen as this year's Preseason Player of the Year by coaches in the conference after averaging 17 points and seven assists. Fellow All-WHAC selections Travis Schuba and Fred Williams join Naubert for their senior years and a trio of All-State players will add to the Crusaders' depth.

3. Cornerstone 21-11 (14-8)
The Golden Eagles return 10 players from last year's squad, including four starters. NAIA Honorable Mention All-American Wed Hudson is gunning for a conference championship to close out his senior year and Jake Plite returns after missing the last 12 games of the 2012-13 season with an ACL injury. With Grand Valley State (Mich.) transfer Ben Lanning helping in scoring, rebounding and shot blocking, head coach Kim Elders has positioned his team to be deeper and more experienced.

4. Lourdes 22-10 (16-6)
Andre Smith led the Gray Wolves to a school-record 22 wins last season and back-to-back NAIA National Championship Tournament appearances to earn WHAC Coach of the Year honors. Lourdes returns just seven players while losing nine letterwinners from last year. WHAC All-Defensive honoree Elvin Butler anchors the defense and is joined by fellow seniors Enique Mason and Jerome Talton. Four college transfers hope to make an immediate impact to keep Lourdes' competitive.

5. Northwestern Ohio 17-14 (12-10)
The Racers will rely heavily on a pair of First Team All-WHAC selections in Derrick Tate and Johnny Elliott. The two averaged 30 points and 10 rebounds between them last year. Head coach Chris Adams will also lean on JuCo transfer Ed Jenkins, who was an NJCAA All-American last year at Patrick Henry Community College.

6. Indiana Tech 21-10 (14-8)
Al Grushkin welcomes back seniors Jeff Hoskins and Antwan Cathey along with junior Nick Lewis. Four upper classmen transers will also make an immediate impact .

7. Aquinas 12-19 (10-12)
The Saints return nearly 25 points per game in seniors Austin Semple and Brett Pfahler. Senior transfer Kolin Kazen , an All-MIAA selection from Albion (Mich.) last year, will also add to the scoring as he averaged 16 points per game.

8. Concordia 14-17 (12-10)
First year coach Ricky Yahn has a trio of upper classmen to lead the Cardinals. Seniors John Schaeffer (First Team All-WHAC) and Andrew Patrick join junior Josh Fugate (Honorable Mention All-WHAC) in leading a young team.

9. Siena Heights 9-19 (9-13)
The Saints welcome new faces in Christian Covile (Kellogg CC), George Goodman (Lansing CC), and Stone Beckwith (Saginaw Valley State) while looking to returners Jamison Webster and Latwan Wesley to lead the team.

10. Marygrove 3-27 (3-19)
A young, but experienced team awaits new coach Craig Covington as redshirt junior Darryll Dixon (15.8 ppg in 2011-12) and sophomore Diante Taylor (12 ppg game) return to the lineup. Four key freshmen will make the difference for the Mustangs.

11. Lawrence Tech 3-27 (2-20)
Tom Kempf looks to have a young, but eager team. Four sophomores return after gaining a ton of experience last season. Jake Mullin was the second leading score last year and Jon Osantowski led the team in rebounds and blocked shots. 

12. Michigan-Dearborn 7-23 (5-17)
Three key returners, Dustin Sielski, Jeff, Fick, and Jamiel Strickland, will lead John Mackson's team.

Preseason All-Conference Team
Bobby Naubert, Madonna
Dominez Burnett, Davenport
JaVonte Ford, Davenport
Wes Hudson, Cornerstone
Derrick Tate, Northwestern Ohio

 
Today
Baseball
(6) Davenport at 9:30pm
(12) Lewis-Clark State College EST
NAIA World Series (Lewiston, Idaho)
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Aquinas at  
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Concordia at  
Day 2 - NAIA Outdoor Nationals
Davenport at  
Day 2 - NAIA Championships
Cornerstone at  
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Women's Outdoor T & F
Aquinas at  
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Day 2 - NAIA Championships
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Day 2 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships
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Yesterday
Men's Golf
Davenport at 20th of 29
Day 3 - NAIA Championships (Hosted by The Sun Conference)
Davenport at 20th of 29
Day 4 - NAIA Championships (Hosted by The Sun Conference)
Wednesday, May 20
Men's Golf
Davenport at  
Day 2 - NAIA Championships (Hosted by The Sun Conference)
Tuesday, May 19
Men's Golf
Davenport at 20th of 29
Day 1 - NAIA Championships (Hosted by The Sun Conference)
Friday, May 15
Baseball
(7) Oklahoma Wesleyan University at 4
(6) Davenport 11
NAIA National Opening Round Championship Game (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Men's Outdoor T & F
Concordia at No Team Score
Gregory Last Chance @ North Central College
Women's Outdoor T & F
Concordia at No Team Score
Gregory Last Chance @ North Central College
Thursday, May 14
Baseball
(RV) University of British Columbia vs 1
(17) Northwestern Ohio 2
2015 NAIA Tournament Opening Round - Hosted by the Master's College
(7) Oklahoma Wesleyan University at 8
(6) Davenport 6
NAIA National Opening Round (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Vanguard University vs 8
Northwestern Ohio 0
2015 NAIA Tournament Opening Round - Hosted by the Master's College
Men's Tennis
(2) Embry-Riddle vs 5
(7) Northwestern Ohio 1
2015 NAIA National Championships - Mobile Tennis Center
Wednesday, May 13
Baseball
(7) Oklahoma Wesleyan University at 1
(6) Davenport 3
NAIA National Opening Round (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
(24) William Woods University vs 8
(RV) Madonna 6
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Bellevue University - Bellevue, Neb.)
(RV) California State University-San Marcos vs (12) 3
(17) Northwestern Ohio 4
2015 NAIA National Tournament Opening Round - Hosted by The Master's College
(17) Northwestern Ohio at 6
(8) The Master's College 3
2015 NAIA Tournament Opening Round - Hosted by the Master's College
Softball
(20) Davenport at 0
(4) Auburn University Montgomery 4
NAIA National Championship Opening Round - Auburn Montgomery Bracket
(RV) Dickinson State University vs 0
(RV) Madonna 8
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Concordia University - Irvine, Calif.)
Dickinson State University vs 7
Madonna 3
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Concordia University - Irvine, Calif.)
Men's Tennis
(10) Concordia University vs 3
(7) Northwestern Ohio 5
2015 NAIA National Championships - Mobile Tennis Center
Women's Tennis
(3) Lindsey Wilson vs 5
(14) Northwestern Ohio 1
2015 NAIA National Championships - Mobile Tennis Center
Tuesday, May 12
Baseball
(RV) Mayville State University vs 6
(RV) Madonna 1
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Bellevue University - Bellevue, Neb.)
(RV) University of British Columbia vs 4
(17) Northwestern Ohio 2
2015 NAIA Tournament Opening Round - Hosted by The Master's College
(22) Mount Vernon Nazarene University at 5
(6) Davenport 10
NAIA National Opening Round - Game 2
Softball
(RV) Dickinson State University vs 1
(RV) Madonna 0
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Concordia University - Irvine, Calif.)
(20) Davenport vs 0
(4) Auburn University Montgomery 3
NAIA National Championship Opening Round - Auburn Montgomery Bracket
Madonna at 7
(3) Concordia University 3
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Concordia University - Irvine, Calif.)
(20) Davenport vs 7
(21) Georgia Gwinnett College 3
NAIA National Championship Opening Round - Auburn Montgomery Bracket
Women's Tennis
(RV) Indiana Wesleyan University vs 3
(14) Northwestern Ohio 6
2015 NAIA National Championships - Mobile Tennis Center
Monday, May 11
Softball
(21) Georgia Gwinnett College vs 0
(20) Davenport 4
NAIA National Championship Opening Round - Auburn Montgomery Bracket
(RV) Madonna at 4
(3) Concordia University 3
2015 NAIA National Championship Opening Round (hosted by Concordia University - Irvine, Calif.)
Today
Baseball
(6) Davenport at 9:30pm
(12) Lewis-Clark State College EST
NAIA World Series (Lewiston, Idaho)
Home MediaLive Stats
Visitor Media"Live Video Live Stats
Men's Outdoor T & F
Cornerstone at  
Day 2 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships
Live Video Live Stats
Women's Outdoor T & F
Cornerstone at  
Day 2 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships
Live Video Live Stats
Saturday, May 23
Men's Outdoor T & F
Cornerstone at  
Day 3 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships
Live Video Live Stats
Women's Outdoor T & F
Cornerstone at  
Day 3 - 2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships
Live Video Live Stats
Saturday, Aug 22
Men's Soccer
Bethel College at  
Marygrove  
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Sep 2
Volleyball
Lourdes at 7:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Saturday, Sep 12
Men's Soccer
Saint Xavier University at 3:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Sep 16
Volleyball
Indiana Tech at 7:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Friday, Sep 25
Volleyball
Davenport at 7:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Saturday, Sep 26
Volleyball
Madonna at 1:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Sep 30
Men's Soccer
UM-Dearborn at 4:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Oct 7
Men's Soccer
Concordia at 4:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Saturday, Oct 10
Men's Soccer
Lourdes at 3:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Oct 14
Volleyball
UM-Dearborn at 7:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Saturday, Oct 17
Volleyball
TBA at  
Marygrove  
WHAC Crossover - Played at Lawrence Tech
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Oct 21
Men's Soccer
Siena Heights at 4:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Saturday, Oct 24
Men's Soccer
Cornerstone at 3:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Wednesday, Oct 28
Volleyball
Concordia at 7:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Saturday, Oct 31
Men's Soccer
Northwestern Ohio at 3:00pm
Marygrove EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
 
 
 
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