October 29, 2010

MenÂ’s Basketball Picked Sixth; McElroy Preseason All-GLIAC

Raymont McElroy
Raymont McElroy

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its preseason poll and preseason all-GLIAC selections for the 2010-11 season. Northern Michigan has been picked sixth in the North Division and Raymont McElroy has been named to the preseason All-GLIAC North Division First Team.

McElroy is a 6-1 junior from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is NMU’s top returning scorer after averaging 16.9 points per game last year. McElroy was a Second Team All-GLIAC North Division selection last season and the GLIAC Freshman of the Year the year before.

The preseason poll was selected by the media. NMU has been selected sixth after the Wildcats received 76 points. NMU returns four players from a team that went 11-15 and 8-14 in the GLIAC.

NMU opens the season Nov. 12 at the Palm Beach Atlantic Tournament in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Wildcats first home game is Nov. 20 against Spring Arbor.

The full release can be found on the GLIAC’s Men’s Basketball Media Day website at:
http://www.gliac.org/mediaDay/mbkb/index

Coaches’ interviews are also available on the website. Listen to first-year head coach Doug Lewis talk about the upcoming season.

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