Nov 20, 2019
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A 2015-2016 women’s basketball player goes up against Washington defenders on Nov. 20, 2015, at the Save Mart Center. (Darlene Wendels/Collegian File Photo)

Men’s and women’s hoops preview

Men’s Basketball 2016-2017

Head Coach: Rodney Terry

2015- 2016 Record: 25-10

Returners: 10

Predicted Finish: 4th in Mountain West

Players to Watch: Paul Watson (G/F), Terrell Carter II (C), Jahmel Taylor (G), Cullen Russo (F), Karachi Edo (F)*ineligible for fall semester for not meeting NCAA continuing eligibility standards.

First Game: Tues., Nov. 1 vs. Cal State San Bernardino, 7 p.m. @ Save Mart Center

Terry says: “I’m always excited about the start of a new season and a new journey, and with that an opportunity for our team to establish an identity. I think our league will be very similar to what it has been in the past, which is very highly competitive from top to bottom with no nights off.”

Women’s Basketball 2016-2017

Head Coach: Jaime White  

2015-2016 Record: 22-12

Returners: 8

Predicted Finish: 3rd in Mountain West

Players to Watch: Bego Faz Davalos (C), Breanne Knishka (F/G), Anais Kirvan (F/C), Emilie Volk (F), Candace White (G)

First Game: Fri., Nov. 4 vs. Azusa Pacific, 7 p.m. @ Save Mart Center

White says in a tweet: “Preseason Polls just in… let’s get this party started!!”

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