Preseason Poll/All-League Release: Men's | Women's
ELMHURST, Ill. - The Summit League held its annual basketball media day teleconference Wednesday, with the men's and women's head coaches from all nine teams fielding questions from the media.
Each school had an approximate 15-minute time block in which both their men's and women's head coaches were made available. The order of the call was alphabetical (Denver, Fort Wayne, IUPUI, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois).
Team-by-team audio files and a Storify of select tweets from the teleconference is below.
The 2014-15 basketball season begins on Nov. 14 with Summit League play opening on Jan. 2 for both the men and women. The 2015 Summit League Basketball Championships will be held March 7-10 in the brand-new Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Denver (Joe Scott & Kerry Cremeans)
Fort Wayne (Jon Coffman & Chris Paul)
IUPUI (Jason Gardner & Austin Parkinson)
North Dakota State (David Richman & Maren Walseth)
Omaha (Derrin Hansen & Brittany Lange)
Oral Roberts (Scott Sutton & Misti Cussen)
South Dakota (Craig Smith & Amy Williams)
South Dakota State (Scott Nagy & Aaron Johnston)
Western Illinois (Billy Wright & JD Gravina)
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In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 65 All-Americans, 60 Academic All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit www.thesummitleague.org, follow on Twitter @thesummitleague, download The Summit League's Front Row app, and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.