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Head coach Jim Molinari
Leatherneck Men's Basketball Receiving Votes in Mid-Major Top 25
Courtesy: Western Illinois Athletics  
Release: Tuesday 10/23/2013
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MACOMB, Ill. - Western Illinois men's basketball received 13 votes in the first Mid-Major 'Top 25' poll of the 2013-14 season.

The Leathernecks made 10 appearances in the poll last season with their highest ranking being #18 on January 14, 2013.

Three other Summit League team made an appearance in the poll with North Dakota State (#7) and Denver (#9) were ranked in the 'Top 10', while South Dakota State received votes (8).

Western is slated to begin its 2013-14 season at home with an exhibition versus Knox College on November 5 before opening the regular season at Idaho on November 9.

The Mid-Major poll is made up of teams from the following conferences: America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, West Coast, Western Athletic.

The Mid-Major Top 25 is now in its 15th season of existence.


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