Franklin & Marshall Picked to Repeat as Centennial Champions

Information Guide | 2012-13 Tip-Off

Franklin & Marshall was selected to repeat as Centennial Conference champions in 2012-13 preseason poll of men's basketball coaches and sports information directors.

The Diplomats earned 15 first-place votes and a total of 159 points in the preseason poll. Finishing second with 3 first-place votes and 142 points were the Dickinson Red Devils. Muhlenberg was the third team to receive first-place votes (2) and selected to finish third this season with 126 points. Rounding out the top five are Johns Hopkins and Ursinus with 108 and 98 points, respectively.

 

School (1st Place Votes) 2011-12 Overall, CC Record Points
1-Franklin & Marshall (15) 28-3, 16-2 159
2-Dickinson (3) 14-12, 11-7 142
3-Muhlenberg (2) 18-9, 11-7 126
4-Johns Hopkins 15-11, 11-7 108
5-Ursinus 9-16, 8-10 98
6-Gettysburg 11-14, 8-10 90
7-Washington College
14-13, 9-9 52
8-Haverford 9-16, 7-11 50
9-McDaniel 9-16, 6-12 38
10-Swarthmore 3-22, 3-15 37

 

Returning 2011-12 All-Conference Players

FIRST TEAM
F-Jon Ward, Ursinus, Jr., Allentown, PA / Parkland

SECOND TEAM
G-Adam Honig, Dickinson, So., Chappaqua, NY / Horace Greeley
G-Malique Killing, Muhlenberg, Fr., Philadelphia, PA / Friends Central
F-Hayk Gyokchyan, Franklin & Marshall, Jr., Beirut, Lebanon / Lawrenceville School, NJ
F-Gerry Wixted, Dickinson, Fr., Moorestown, NJ / Lawrenceville School
F-Will Gates, Swarthmore, Jr., Willseyville, NY / Candor Central

HONORABLE MENTION
F-Jon Salandra, Franklin & Marshall, So., Harrison, NY / Hackley School
G-Daniel Corbett, Johns Hopkins, So., Louisville, KY / Trinity
G-Matt Porter, Franklin & Marshall, So., North Brunswick, NJ / St. Peter's Prep
F-Alex Zurn, Gettysburg, Jr., Brookeville, MD / St. Andrew's Episcopal
F-George Bugarinovic, Johns Hopkins, Fr., Overland Park, KS / Blue Valley Northwest