Missouri Southern #10 in preseason national rankings
The Lions have all 5 starters back from last year
JOPLIN, Mo. — The Missouri Southern Lions are in the top-10 in the national rankings to begin the season.
The Lions are #10 in the preseason NABC poll released on Tuesday morning.
Missouri Southern returns all five starters from last year’s team that went 25-8 overall and made the Sweet 16. That includes All-American forward Cam Martin and All-MIAA selections Kinzer Lambert, Elyjah Clark and Braelon Walker.
Northwest Missouri State is the only other MIAA team to make the preseason national rankings. The defending national champion Bearcats are #1 in the country to begin the season.
Missouri Southern will kick off the season on November 8th, facing Winona State in Kansas City.
Check out the complete preseason national poll HERE.
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