Taking The Fifth

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Ursinus College men's basketball team was picked fifth in the Centennial Conference preseason poll on Wednesday afternoon following the conference's media day.

The Bears received 98 points, eight ahead of sixth place Gettysburg.

F&M was the top vote getter with 159 points, followed by Dickinson and Muhlenberg.

Ursinus opens up the season on Friday afternoon by battling Middlebury in the Lebanon Valley Rinso Marquette Tournament.  Tip is at 6 p.m.