Let the fun begin , as West Liberty tips off it's much anticipated men's basketball season Friday, in the Don Callan Classic against Urbana.
Coach Jim Crutchfield returns all five starters and the top eight scorers from last year's 32-3 squad, that advanced to the elite eight for the second straight year. The group of returnees includes Alex Falk who averaged 18 points per game and Cedric Harris who averaged 16 points a game last season, both players are preseason All-Americans.
The Hilltoppers are the preseason No.1 team in the country for Division II.
Former Park guard and redshirt Freshman Bubby Goodwin is listed as a probable starter in the West Liberty game notes.