SWAC preseason basketball predictions released

SWAC Basketball Men's Preseason All-Conference teams

Predicted Order of Finish

1              Prairie View                        81 (4)

2              Southern                             69 (1)

3              Jackson State                     65 (1)

4              Texas Southern                64 (1)

5              Alabama A&M                   51 (1)

6              Alabama State                   50

7              Arkansas-Pine Bluff        45

8              Alcorn State                       42 (1)

9              Grambling                           18

10           Mississippi Valley             12

First Team

G             Omar Strong                      TSU

Kelsey Howard                  JSU

F              Fred Sturdivant                 TSU

Demarquelle Tabb           AAMU

C             Daniel Broughton             UAPB

Defensive Player of the Year

Demarquelle Tabb           AAMU

Player of the Year

Omar Strong                      TSU

Second Team

G             Derick Beltran                    SU

Mitchell Anderson           UAPB

F              Ian Francis                           ALCN

Derrell Taylor                     JSU

C             P.J. Roberson                    GSU

SWAC Basketball Women's Preseason All-Conference teams

Predicted Order of Finish

1              Prairie View                        81 (6)

2              Southern                             76

3              Alabama A&M                   61 (1)

4              Alabama State                   58

5              Alcorn State                       51

6              Mississippi Valley             39 (1)

7              Jackson State                     37

8              Grambling                           34

9              Texas Southern                32 (1)

10           Arkansas-Pine Bluff        23

First Team

G             Kiara Etienne                                     PVAM

Kendra Coleman                              SU

F              Alia Frank                                            MVSU

Latia Williams                                     PVAM

C             Tiffany Kellum                                   JSU

Defensive Player of the Year

Carolinsia Crumbly                           ALCN

Player of the Year

Latia Williams                                     PVAM

Second Team

G             Carolinsia Crumbly                           ALCN

Rachel Jones                                      JSU

F              Chigozianyi Okwumabua              UAPB

Jasmine Sanders                              AAMU

C             Quentori Alford                                ALST