The Louisiana Ragin' Cajun men's basketball team is picked to finish in the middle of the pack of the Sun Belt Conference for the upcoming 2017-2018 season.

College Basketball Talk picks the Cajuns to finish 5th in the 12-team league.

The predicted order of finish is as follows:

1. UT Arlington
2. Georgia Southern
3. Troy
4. Georgia State
5. Louisiana
6. Coastal Carolina
7. ULM
8. Texas State
9. Arkansas State
10. Appalachian State
11. South Alabama
12. Little Rock

UTA's Kevin Hervey is listed as the preseason Player of the Year.

Louisiana opens its season on November 10th, at Ole Miss