UMD Men’s basketball lands 1st, Women’s 2nd in NSIC Preseason Polls

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Under a month away from the starts of their season, both the UMD Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are anticipated to be top performers.

In the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference preseason polls released Thursday, the Bulldog men were picked to finish first.

Despite winning their third consecutive NSIC tournament title, the UMD women are picked to finish second behind MSU-Mankato.

Senior guard and forward Ella Gilbertson is UMD Women’s NSIC player to watch, while graduate guard Drew Blair is the men’s.

The women’s team tipoff on October 22nd when they host Lakehead University.

The men tipoff on November 1st hosting UW-Eau Claire.