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Owls picked to finish fourth in A-10

Temple was picked to finish fourth in the Atlantic Ten men's basketball preseason poll.

Owls picked to finish fourth in A-10


Temple was picked to finish fourth in the Atlantic Ten men's basketball preseason poll.

Senior guard Khalif Wyatt is a preseason first-team selection. Redshirt senior swingman Scootie Randall, who sat out last season with an injury, is a third-team pick.

 St. Joseph's, which returns all five starters, was picked to win the conference. St. Louis is second, followed by newcomer VCU. La Salle was picked to finish seventh.

2012-13 Atlantic 10 Preseason Predicted Order of Finish (First Place Votes)

1. Saint Joseph's (11)
2. Saint Louis (10)      
3. VCU (3)
4. Temple (2)
5. Massachusetts (2)
6. Butler (2)
7.  La Salle
8. Dayton
9. Xavier
10. Richmond
11. St. Bonaventure
12. Charlotte
13. George Washington
14. Fordham
15. Rhode Island
16. Duquesne

First Team
Kevin Dillard, Dayton
Chris Gaston, Fordham
Chaz Williams, Massachusetts
Kwamain Mitchell, Saint Louis
Khalif Wyatt, Temple
Second Team
Rotnei Clarke, Butler
Chris Braswell, Charlotte

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Ramon Galloway, La Salle
Langston Galloway, Saint Joseph's
Carl Jones, Saint Joseph's
Third Team
Darien Brothers, Richmond
C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph's
Halil Kanacevic, Saint Joseph's
Scootie Randall, Temple
Juvonte Reddic, VCU
All-Defensive Team
Roosevelt Jones, Butler
Pierria Henry, Charlotte
C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph's
Jordair Jett, Saint Louis
Briante Weber, VCU
All-Rookie Team
Kellen Dunham, Butler
Jordan Hare, Rhode Island
Jordan Burgess, VCU
Melvin Johnson, VCU
Semaj Christon, Xavier

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

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