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Richmond picked to finish 3rd in A-10

by Matt Lincoln

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Spiders are predicted to finish third in the Atlantic-10 for the upcoming basketball season. The Spiders return reigning A-10 player of the year Kevin Anderson, who was named to the preseason all-conference first team.  Temple was picked to win the league, with Xavier coming in second.

 

First Team

Lavoy Allen, Temple

Kevin Anderson, Richmond

Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

Damian Saunders, Duquesne

Chris Wright, Dayton

 

Second Team

Juan Fernandez, Temple

Chris Gaston, Fordham

Tu Holloway, Xavier

Delroy James, Rhode Island

Shamari Spears, Charlotte

 

Third Team

Chris Braswell, Charlotte

Cody Ellis, Saint Louis

Chris Johnson, Dayton

Lasan Kromah, George Washington

Aaric Murray, La Salle

 

All-Defensive Team

Lavoy Allen, Temple

Kevin Anderson, Richmond

Dante Jackson, Xavier

Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

Damian Saunders, Duquesne

 

All-Rookie Team

C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph's

Langston Galloway, Saint Joseph's

Jordan Latham, Xavier

Rob Loe, Saint Louis

Juwan Staten, Dayton

 

Preseason Poll (# first place votes), Total Points

1 Temple (19), 350

2 Xavier (3), 325

3 Richmond (3), 311

4 Dayton (1), 310

5 Rhode Island, 233

6 Saint Louis, 223

7 Charlotte, 218

8 Duquesne, 172

9 La Salle, 133

10 George Washington, 130

11 UMass 126

12 Saint Joseph's, 91

13 St. Bonaventure, 80

14 Fordham, 28

 

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