Cajun Hoops Picked in a Tie for Fourth Place in SBC
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns lost twenty games last year.
But the coaches in the Sun Belt believe the Cajuns are ready to take a step forward.
The coaches basketball poll was released today and Louisiana is picked to finish fourth among the ten teams, along with newcomer Georgia State.
Two time defending tournament champion WKU is picked to win the league. THe Hilltoppers picked up five first place votes. South Alabama finished second with two first place votes and 78 points. Arkansas State had 74 points, one more than the Cajuns, who had one first place vote and the Panthers, who had two.
The entire poll, courtesy of the Sun Belt Conference:
1. WKU (5) 91 points
2. South Alabama (2) 78 points
3, Arkansas State 74 points
4. (Tie) LOUISIANA (1) 73 points
4. (Tie) Georgia State (2) 73 points
6. UALR 48 points
7. UT Arlington 36 points
8. Texas State 32 points
9. Troy 26 points
10. ULM 17 points
The Cajuns will play their exhibition game against William Carey Monday at 7:15.