LIONS PICKED 10TH IN LONE STAR CONFERENCE PRESEASON POLL
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce was picked 10th in the Lone Star Conference Preseason Poll, announced today by league officials. The poll was announced in conjunction with the conference's Online Basketball Media Day.
A&M-Commerce garnered 71 points, voted on by the conference's head coaches, sports information directors and media representatives. The Lions finished two points behind ninth-place Texas A&M-Kingsville and three points ahead of 11th-place Eastern New Mexico.
Tarleton State was picked as the Lone Star Conference preseason number one, picking up 23 out of 31 first-place votes and 328 total votes. West Texas A&M nabbed four first-place and 289 total votes to sit second, followed by Texas Woman's (247 pts.), Angelo State (245 pts.) and Abilene Christian (241 pts.). The TexAnns' Shelby Adamson was named the LSC's Preseason Player of the Year.
Head coach Nicole Anderson gets her third season in Commerce underway on Tuesday, Nov. 15, facing Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant, Okla. The Lions then open up a four-game season-opening home stand against Henderson State on Friday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.
2011-12 Lone Star Conference Women's Basketball Preseason Poll
|2||West Texas A&M
|11||Eastern New Mexico
Preseason Player of the Year: Shelby Adamson • Tarleton State