OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oral Roberts is picked to finish second to Northwestern State of Louisiana in a preseason poll of Southland Conference basketball coaches.
Northwestern State received 10 of 12 first place votes while ORU received the other two. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team.
Sam Houston State is picked third, followed by Stephen F. Austin; McNeese State: Southeastern Louisiana; Texas A&M-Corpus Christi; Nicholls; and Central Arkansas.
Lamar, New Orleans and Houston Baptist follow UCA in the voting.
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