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Coaches pick NC basketball 2nd in East

ATHENS — The Navarro College basketball team was picked to finish second in the East Zone as coaches polls for Region XIV were released here Wednesday at The 16th Annual Media Day.

The Bulldogs are coming off a 25-8 season in which they reached the Region XIV Tournament Championship game for the sixth time in seven years.  They will begin their 2013-14 season under the direction of Michael Landers on November 1 when they host East Texas Flight.

Kilgore was selected by participating coaches to win the East Zone.  Defending tournament champion Lee was picked to win the South Zone.  Coaches from Bossier Parish, Coastal Bend and San Jacinto did not participate in the poll.

2013-14 COACHES POLLS

EAST ZONE

1. Kilgore

2. Navarro

3. Tyler

4. Trinity Valley

5. Paris

6. Panola

7. Bossier Parish

SOUTH ZONE

1. Lee

2. San Jacinto

3. Lamar State-Port Arthur

4. Jacksonville

5. Blinn

6. Angelina

7. Coastal Bend