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Coach: Mike Madagan (66-132, eighth season)

Last season: 15-16 (7-9 Sunshine State Conference)

Notable: The Lions return eight players, including Jordan Prais, who earned All-SSC honors last season. They were picked to finish last out of nine teams in the preseason SSC poll. Saint Leo has dropped its first two exhibition games to Florida (95-46) and UCF (84-65).

Roster (No. Player, ht., pos., yr.)

1 Josue Vazquez, 6-4, F, Sr.

2 Brandon Powell, 6-5, G, Sr.

3 Jamal Thompson, 6-3, G, Jr.

4 Terry Whitted, 5-10, G, Fr.

5 Jeremy Jackson, 6-5, G, Jr.

10 Daniel Oliver, 5-10, G, Jr.;

1 Dominick Robinson, 6-0, G, Fr.

20 Jordan Prais, 6-7, F, Sr.

22 Spencer Copeland, 6-5, G, Fr.

24 Matthew Salay, 6-4, G, Jr.

30 Matt Kendrick, 6-11, C, Fr.

32 Walter Perkins, 6-7, F, Jr.

33 Saladeem Dewberry, 6-5, F, Jr.

34 Allen Young, 6-7, F, Fr.

42 Eric Sharper, 6-7, F, Sr.

Schedule: Today — vs. Philadelphia University (Disney Tip-Off Classic), 4:45; Nov. 17 — Warner, 7:30; Nov. 21 — Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, 2; Nov. 23 — Puerto Rico-Bayamon, 7:30; Dec. 1 — Trinity College, 7:30; Dec. 4 — vs. Valdosta State (Valdosta State Classic), 8; Dec. 5 — vs. West Florida (Valdosta State Classic), 4; Dec. 12 — at American International, 3; Dec. 13 — at Southern New Hampshire, 1; Dec. 18 — Northwood, 7:30; Dec. 30 — at Nova Southeastern, 7:30; Jan. 2 — Lynn, 4; Jan. 6 — at Tampa, 7:30; Jan. 9 — at Florida Tech, 4; Jan. 13 — Florida Southern, 7:30; Jan. 16 — Florida College, 4; Jan. 20 — Eckerd, 7:30; Jan. 23 — at Rollins, 4; Jan. 27 — at Barry, 7:30; Jan. 30 — Nova Southeastern, 4; Feb. 3 — at Lynn, 7:30; Feb. 6 — Florida Tech, 4; Feb. 10 — Tampa, 7:30; Feb. 12 — at Florida College, 7:30; Feb. 17 — at Florida Southern, 7:30; Feb. 20 — Rollins, 4; Feb. 24 — at Eckerd, 7:30; Feb. 27 — Barry, 4

Izzy Gould, Times staff writer

Saint Leo men's basketball preview capsule 11/07/09 [Last modified: Saturday, November 7, 2009 6:54pm]
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