MTSU and Liberty each received 71 points in the poll to tie for first place.
King is coming off a 2022-23 season in which he led the Blue Raiders with 56 made 3-point field goals while averaging 9.3 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. The 6-8 wing recorded double-doubles against Hofstra and LA Tech in his breakout junior season while shooting .449 from the floor and .409 from 3-point range.
Weston has been MTSU’s assists leader in each of the last two seasons and is the team’s leading scorer among returners. He enters the season with a shot at becoming the 18th Blue Raider to reach the 1,000-point mark in three years or less.
The full results of the preseason polls can be found below.
2023-24 CUSA Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll
|Rank||School (first-place votes)||Total|
|4.||LA Tech (1)||48|
CUSA MBB Preseason Player of the Year
Isaiah Crawford, LA Tech
CUSA MBB Preseason All-Conference Honorees
|Arturo Dean, FIU||So.||G||Miami, Fla.|
|Isaiah Crawford, LA Tech*||Sr.||F||Fort Worth, Texas|
|Kyle Rode, Liberty||Sr.||F||Lexington, Ky.|
|Elias King, MTSU||Sr.||G||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Camryn Weston, MTSU||Sr.||G||Albany, Ga.|
|Cameron Huefner, Sam Houston||Jr.||F||Adelaide, Australia|
|Tae Hardy, UTEP||Sr.||G||Ellenwood, Ga.|
|Calvin Solomon, UTEP||Sr.||F||Houston, Texas|
|Dontaie Allen, WKU||Sr.||G/F||Falmouth, Ky.|
|Brandon Newman, WKU||Sr.||G||Valparaiso, Ind.|