WWU Vikings

WWU men’s basketball ranked No. 14 in Basketball Times NCAA II Preseason Poll

Western Washington University is ranked No. 14 in the Basketball Times 2014-15 Preseason Top 20 released Thursday, Oct. 23.

The Vikings, who play their annual Blue-White game Sunday at 5:30 p.m., return three front line players from last year's team which finished 20-8 overall, placed second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season standings at 13-5, and reached the championship game of the GNAC Tournament.

The trio includes 6-foot-6 forward Jeffrey Parker, who averaged 11.9 points, 6-7 forward Joey Schreiber, who averaged 10.7 points; and 6-7 post-player Anye Turner, who averaged 8.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.