Davidson forward De’Mon Brooks was named preseason player of the year by league coaches. No Citadel players made the 10-man preseason all-SoCon squad.
The Bulldogs were 8-22 last season and recently lost junior forward P.J. Horgan, who has had to give up basketball due to a back injury. The Citadel opens the season Nov. 8 at VMI in the All-Military Classic.
Preseason All-SoCon team
Jay Canty, Appalachian State; De’Mon Brooks, Davidson; Ryley Beaumont, Elon; Jack Isenbarger, Elon; Lucas Troutman, Elon; Raijon Kelly, Samford; Tim Williams, Samford; Z. Mason, Chattanooga; Trey Sumler, Western Carolina; Karl Cochran, Wofford.