Men’s Basketball Picked Sixth

OGDEN, Utah — The Big Sky Conference revealed the results of its 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Coaches and Media Poll, with the Thunderbirds being tabbed sixth by the league’s coaches and ninth by the media in and around the conference.

In the Coaches Poll the T-Birds received 53 votes and were tied with Montana State for the sixth spot in the standings. In the Media Poll the T-Birds received 128 votes, being slated in ninth above Sacramento State and Northern Arizona.

Montana, Weber State, Northern Colorado and Eastern Washington were the top four teams in both polls in the same order.

Montana’s Ahmaad Rorie was named Preseason MVP, while Jerrick Harding (Weber State), Tyler Hall (Montana State), Jordan Davis (Northern Colorado), Michael Oguine (Montana) and Holland Woods (Portland State) made of the 2018-19 Preseason All-Conference Team.

Fans can get a look at the Thunderbirds before they open up their season at the Basketball Bash on October 24. The Thunderbirds will host Life Pacific on October 30 for their first exhibition contest of the season.

Follow the Thunderbirds all season @SUUBasketball on Twitter and Instagram and by liking the Southern Utah Basketball page on Facebook.

Read all about the Thunderbirds on www.suutbirds.com.

2018-19 Big Sky Coaches Poll

Place

Team

Votes (First Place)

1

Montana

100 (10)

2

Weber State

90 (1)

3

Northern Colorado

70

4

Eastern Washington

63

5

Portland State

55

T6

Southern Utah

53

T6

Montana State

53

8

Idaho State

50

9

Idaho

34

10

Sacramento State

27

11

Northern Arizona

10

2018-19 Big Sky Media Poll

Place

Team

Votes (First Place)

1

Montana

383 (33)

2

Weber State

346 (2)

3

Northern Colorado

280

4

Eastern Washington

261

5

Montana State

194

6

Idaho

192

7

Portland State

189

8

Idaho State

176

9

Southern Utah

128

10

Sacramento State

115

11

Northern Arizona

46

Story and Photo Courtesy of: SUU Athletics Strategic Communication
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