Team preview: Western Michigan

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: November 3, 2010, 11:14 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

There's no downside to having the conference player of the year on your side -- except for when his eligibility runs out. Western Michigan coach Steve Hawkins would argue even that's not a bad thing.