The Emerson Men's Basketball Team has been voted number six in the conference preseason poll. The New England Men's And Women's Athletic Conference Men's Basketball preseason rankings are as follows:
1. MIT (7)
2. Springfield (1)
5. Coast Guard
The full NEWMAC release can be found here.
Emerson will open their season on Sunday, when they take on Division I cross-town foe Boston University at 1:05pm. They then stay at home for their next four games, against Gordon, Lesley, St. Thomas, and Pine Manor, before going across town for a Suffolk matchup. Emerson closes out the month of November taking on the Saints of Emmanuel. The Lions have four games in December, taking on Amherst and Tufts away from home before welcoming Curry and Brandeis to Brown & Plofker Gym. The Lions will open up conference play just after the turn of the New Year on January 2nd, when they travel to take on the Coast Guard University Bears. Between this first game and their final game against Coast Guard on February 16th, Emerson will play all of its' other conference opponents twice, one home and one away.