The Horizon League released its preseason poll and honors on Thursday morning.
The Green Bay Phoenix landed senior Charles Cooper on the All-League First Team and were picked to finish third in the Horizon League preseason poll.
2015-16 regular season champion Valparaiso was selected to repeat as champions, followed by Oakland and Green Bay. UIC was picked fourth and Wright State fifth. The second five consist of Detroit Mercy, Northern Kentucky, Cleveland State, Youngstown State and Milwaukee.
Valparaiso’s Alec Peters is the Preseason Player of the Year.
Cooper started all 36 games for the Phoenix last season, finishing second on the team in scoring and rebounding at 13.6 ppg and 5.5 rebounds per game.