Cowboys Picked Second In Preseason ASC Poll

Cowboys Picked Second In Preseason ASC Poll

 

RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team was picked second in the preseason American Southwest Conference poll of coaches and sports information directors.

The Cowboys, who advanced to the ASC Championship game last season and went 17-11 were picked behind ASC West champion Mary Hardin-Baylor. Concordia was picked third, followed by McMurry, Sul Ross State and Howard Payne.

UT-Dallas was picked to repeat in the ASC East and LeTourneau was second followed by East Texas Baptist, Louisiana College, Ozarks and Belhaven.

HSU returns four starters. Chris Barrett, Keenan Holdman, Steven Quinn and Neal Chambliss. Barrett, Holdman and Quinn were named to the preseason watch list. The Cowboys will open the season on Nov. 8 at home against Texas Lutheran.  

 

ASC Men's Basketball Preseason Polls

East Division

No.

Team (First-place votes)

Pts.

2018-19 Record (ASC)

1.

UT Dallas (18)

137

24-5 (13-3)

2.

LeTourneau (3)

109

17-9 (11-5)

3.

East Texas Baptist (2)

89

12-14 (8-8)

4.

Louisiana College

88

19-7 (11-5)

5.

Ozarks

32

7-18 (6-10)

6.

Belhaven

22

9-16 (2-14)

 

West Division

No.

Team (First-place votes)

Pts.

2018-19 Record (ASC)

1.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (14)

127

21-6 (11-5)

2.

Hardin-Simmons (6)

117

17-11 (10-6)

3.

Concordia Texas (2)

101

13-14 (10-6)

4.

McMurry (1)

75

10-16 (7-9)

5.

Sul Ross State (1)

63

10-15 (5-11)

6.

Howard Payne

32

4-21 (2-14)

 

 

West Division Watch List

Name

Pos.

Class

School

Hometown

Philip Meikle

G

Sr.

Concordia Texas

Cypress, Texas

Ronnie Hamilton

G

Sr.

Concordia Texas

Baton Rouge, La.

Chris Barrett

G

Sr.

Hardin-Simmons

Arlington, Texas

Keenan Holdman

G

Sr.

Hardin-Simmons

Tulsa, Okla.

Steven Quinn

F

So.

Hardin-Simmons

Dallas, Texas

Timothy Aguero

G

Jr.

Howard Payne

San Angelo, Texas

Jase Miguez

G

Jr.

Howard Payne

Nederland, Texas

Javaris Jones

G

Sr.

Howard Payne

Abilene, Texas

Byrale Carter

G

Sr.

Mary Hardin-Baylor

Killeen, Texas

Aedan Welch

F

Sr.

Mary Hardin-Baylor

Georgetown, Texas

Sam Moore

G

Jr.

Mary Hardin-Baylor

Gonzales, Texas

Mike Williams Jr.

F

Sr.

McMurry

Houston, Texas

Zacc Carter

G

Sr.

McMurry

Dallas, Texas

Colin Taylor

G

Jr.

McMurry

San Antonio, Texas

Tristen Licon

G

Jr.

Sul Ross State

El Paso, Texas

B.J. Hollis

F

Sr.

Sul Ross State

Brady, Texas

Conner Dawson

G

Sr.

Sul Ross State

Tilden, Texas

 

 

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