Northwest Missouri State MBB Picked To Win MIAA By Media

Missouri Southern and Northwest Missouri State were picked atop of the 2018-19 MIAA Coaches and Media Preseason Men’s Basketball Polls. MSSU was tabbed in the top spot by the coaches and NWMSU was selected first by the media.  The two schools were separated by 2 points on the coaches poll and 1 point on the media poll.  In the women’s poll, Central Missouri is picked to win the league, with Northwest Missouri State picked 13th and 12th respectively.

Men:

MIAA Coaches Poll
1. Missouri Southern (6) – 157
2. Northwest Missouri (7) – 155
3. Washburn (1) – 132
4. Central Missouri – 128
5. Central Oklahoma – 118
    Pittsburg State – 118
7. Fort Hays State – 104
8. Lindenwood – 87
9. Lincoln – 68
10. Nebraska Kearney – 66
11. Emporia State – 47
12. Northeastern State – 40
13. Southwest Baptist – 30
14. Missouri Western – 24

  Media Poll
1. Northwest Missouri (6) – 262
2. Missouri Southern (10) – 261
3. Washburn (3) – 237
4. Central Missouri – 225
5. Pittsburg State (1) – 212
6. Fort Hays State (1) – 208
7. Central Oklahoma – 163
8. Lindenwood – 150
9. Nebraska Kearney – 123
10. Lincoln – 119
11. Emporia State – 79
12. Missouri Western – 66
13. Southwest Baptist – 66
14. Northeastern State – 35

Women:

Media Poll
Central Missouri (20) – 291
Fort Hays State (1) – 265
Washburn – 220
Emporia State – 216
Pittsburg State – 203
Central Oklahoma – 177
Lindenwood – 177
Missouri Western – 159
Nebraska Kearney – 146
Southwest Baptist – 113
Missouri Southern – 88
Northwest Missouri – 68
Northeastern State – 59
Lincoln – 23

 Coaches Poll
Central Missouri (13) – 169
Fort Hays State (1) – 154
Emporia State – 131
Washburn – 126
Central Oklahoma -113
Missouri Western – 104
Pittsburg State – 104
Lindenwood – 90
Nebraska Kearney – 73
Missouri Southern – 63
Southwest Baptist – 61
Northeastern State – 42
Northwest Missouri – 31
Lincoln – 13