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D-II College Basketball Preview: Glenville State Women

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GLENVILLE STATE LADY PIONEERS

2012-13 Record: 27-4

The Lady Pioneers may be the defending WVIAC regular season champions, but they are not picked to the win the inaugural Mountain East Conference. That honor belongs to the West Liberty Lady Hilltoppers.

Glenville State enters the new season with a brand new coach, along with the same high expectations.

A year ago the team averaged more than 95 points per game, returning the same core group that carried the team to 27 wins in 2012-13.

Before leaving for Sacramento State, former Head Coach Bunky Harkleroad thought this would be his best team ever. The Lady Pioneers hope to live up to that standard.

"We're still looking like the underdogs. I mean, it has us having a chip on our shoulder and making us work hard. If we were picked number one, you feel like no one can beat you but being number two you know someone is ahead of you," said senior Kenyona Simmons.

"Hard work; the team's I've been a part of in the past, I've played for hall of fame coaches in the past, from high school to college, and that's what they preach, hard work, and that's going to beat talent every day. So that's what this team is all about," said new Glenville State Women's Basketball Head Coach Charles Marshall.