From the Southwestern Athletic Conference:
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Jackson State, under the direction of fourth-year head coach Tomekia Reed, has been selected to finish first in the 2021-22 Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll. The preseason poll was voted upon by league head coaches and sports information directors.
In the predicted order of finish Alabama State was tabbed to finish second followed by Southern, Alabama A&M, and Grambling State to round out the top five.
Texas Southern, Alcorn State, Bethune-Cookman, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Prairie View A&M, Florida A&M and Mississippi Valley State were selected to finish 6-12 respectively.
The league is slated to announce the 2021-22 Women’s Basketball Preseason All-SWAC Teams tomorrow (Oct. 21).
2021-22 SWAC Women’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish
- Jackson State- 255 (19)
- Alabama State- 238 (1)
- Southern- 194 (1)
- Alabama A&M- 190 (1)
- Grambling State- 147
- Texas Southern- 142
- Alcorn State- 118
- Bethune-Cookman- 101
- Arkansas-Pine Bluff- 98
- Prairie View A&M- 93
- Florida A&M- 91
- Mississippi Valley State- 49
First place votes listed in parenthesis