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WWU men’s hoops 9th in pre-season national poll

Western's Richard Woodworth, Coach Tony Dominguez and Austin Bragg at NCAA D2 Elite Eight Photo: KPUG

WWU men’s hoops 9th in pre-season national poll

The Western Viking men’s basketball team is ranked #9 in the nation in the Sporting News Division 2 pre-season poll. The Vikings made the national semi-finals last year after a national championship in 2012. Western returns two starters in point guard Richard Woodworth and center Austin Bragg.

Western’s conference rival Seattle Pacific is ranked #1 by the Sporting News.

(KPUG Newsroom)