Men's Basketball

    IU Listed Among the Best in Preseason Polls

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    Go Hoosiers!

    October 22, 2001

    Bloomington, Ind. - The preseason experts are ranking the Hoosiers as high as 17th in the country and a team in the running for a Big Ten crown in 2000-2001. In addition, Jared Jeffries, Tom Coverdale and Dane Fife are all listed as preseason favorites for post season accolades. Here is a look at what the preseason experts are saying about the Hoosiers.

    In the National Rankings
    Dick Vitale-17th
    Street & Smith's-17th
    The Sporting News-33rd

    In the Big Ten Rankings
    Basketball America-3rd
    Street & Smith's-3rd
    The Sporting News-4th

    Individual Honors
    Jared Jeffries
    • Athlon second team All-American
    • Athlon first team All-Big Ten
    • Street & Smith's first team All-Big Ten
    • The Sporting News 7th ranked power forward
    • The Sporting News first team All-Big Ten
    • Wooden Award National Player of the Year Top 50
    • Naismith College Basketball Player of the Year Top 30

    Tom Coverdale
    • Athlon second team All-Big Ten

    Dane Fife
    • Athlon Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year
    • The Sporting News Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year

    Sean Kline
    • Street & Smith's Freshman All-Midwest selection



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