The first regular season edition of This Week in Great Lakes Basketball is on the air! I recapped early season results from numerous non-conference tournaments and highlight some early season surprises and disappointments. Joining me out of the MIAA conference this week was Trine head coach Brooks Miller (28:09) to talk about his squad's start to the season, the state of the MIAA conference this year, as well as his time in Lubbock, TX coaching under Bob Knight. All this and more in another 50 minutes of Great Lakes Region talk.
"This Week in Great Lakes Basketball" AMCC Preseason Poll:
6. Mt. Aloysius
7. Penn St.-Behrend
8. Penn St.- Altoona
9. La Roche
The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference preseason preview is on the air! I run through each team's schedules and size up where I think they will fall in the conference standings this year. Hilbert head coach Mike Rob deGrandpre (18:35) joins me as well to talk Hawks basketball and the goals they have set as they prepare for a big year in Western New York.
"This Week in Great Lakes Basketball" OAC Preseason Poll:
The Ohio Athletic Conference preseason preview is on the air! I run through the conference and break down each team's schedule and how I think each team sizes up this year. #7 Mount Union head coach Mike Fuline joins me (25:30) to talk about his experienced squad as well as their challenging road that lies ahead after one of the program's most successful years in school history.
"This Week in Great Lakes Basketball" NCAC Preseason Poll:
The North Coast Athletic Conference preseason preview is on the air! I run through each team's schedules and size up where I think they will fall in the conference standings this year. NCAA referee Jesse Joseph joins me (2:15) to talk about the rules changes the NCAA brought to college basketball. #13 Ohio Wesleyan head coach Mike DeWitt joins me (46:02) as well to talk Battling Bishops basketball and the high aspirations they bring into the season after last year's conference championship.