High finish predicted for Fordham hoops

Hopes are high for the hoops squad at Fordham University this season.A poll of collegiate coaches picked the Rams to finish in fourth place in

THE BRONX - Hopes are high for the hoops squad at Fordham University this season.

A poll of collegiate coaches picked the Rams to finish in fourth place in the A-10 conference. Coach Dereck Whittenburg will likely rely on a core of upperclassmen to stay competitive this year.

Five senior players return to the squad this year. Star seniors Bryant Dunston, Marcus Stout and Sebastian Green figure to play a big part in whether Fordham wins or loses this season.

The Rams were able to defeat the boys from the University of District Columbia 64-54 in an exhibition game over the weekend. Regular play begins November 9 against Columbia University in Manhattan.

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