The Wright State University Raiders are the team to beat in the Horizon League.
The Raiders were picked to finish first in the league’s preseason poll released today.
Defending regular-season champion Northern Kentucky was selected No. 2, followed by UIC, Oakland, Green Bay, IUPUI, Cleveland State, Milwaukee, Youngstown State and Detroit Mercy.
Wright State was the league runner-up last season, but won the league tournament and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. The Raiders finished 25-10.
Wright State sophomore Louden Love was named to the preseason all-league first team. Senior Mark Hughes was named to the second team. NKU’s Drew McDonald was named preseason player of the year.