Chicago, Ill. -- Youngstown State men's basketball senior forward Bobby Hain was selected to the Preseason All-Horizon League Second-Team and the Penguins were predicted to finish ninth in a poll of the league's head coaches and selected media, the league announced at its annual media day at the Hilton Rosemont O'Hare on Wednesday.
Hain, a 2014-15 Preseason All-Horizon League Second-Team pick, is the only returning Horizon League player that posted at least 14 points per game, seven rebounds per game and shot above 50 percent from the field last season.
He ranked third in the league with a .514 field-goal percentage, fourth with 7.4 rebounds per game, and eighth with 14.6 points per game. Hain is also the league's third-leading returning scorer.
Hain, who has posted 20 career double-doubles, had nine double-doubles last season and became the 36th player in school history to score 1,000 career points. He ranks 30th all-time with 1,026 career points.
The Penguins were predicted to finish ninth in the league and tallied 93 points.
1. Valparaiso (36) – 418
2. Oakland (6) – 368
3. Milwaukee – 344
4. Detroit (1) – 289
5. Wright State – 253
6. Green Bay – 215
7. Cleveland State – 173
8. UIC – 125
9. Youngstown State – 93
10. Northern Kentucky – 87
Preseason Player of the Year: Kahlil Felder, Oakland
Preseason All-League First Team
Kahlil Felder, Oakland (Jr., G)
Alec Peters, Valparaiso (Jr., F)
Matt Tiby, Milwaukee (Sr., F)
Paris Bass, Detroit (So., G/F)
Jordan Fouse, Green Bay (Sr., F)
Preseason All-League Second Team
Bobby Hain, Youngstown State (Sr., C)
JT Yoho, Wright State (Sr., F)
Vashil Fernandez, Valparaiso (Sr., C)
Tevonn Walker, Valparaiso (So., G)
Darien Walker, Valparaiso (Sr., G)