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Emporia, Central Missouri top MIAA women’s basketball polls

Updated: 2013-10-24T17:17:25Z

Emporia State and Central Missouri were picked in polls released Thursday to finish at the top of the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association for women’s basketball this season.

The Hornets, who won last season’s MIAA tournament, were picked first by the league’s coaches, and the Jennies, the tournament runner-up, were the media’s choice to win the conference. Washburn, the defending regular-season champion, was third in both polls.

MIAA preseason women’s basketball coaches poll

Team (first-place votes)Points
1. Emporia State (8) 164
2. Central Missouri (5) 158
3. Washburn (1) 143
4. Fort Hays State 130
5. Pittsburg State 124
6. Northeastern State 101
7. Northwest Missouri 94
8. Missouri Western 90
9. Missouri Southern 72
10. Southwest Baptist 66
11. Central Oklahoma 49
12. Lincoln 36
13. Lindenwood 28
14. Nebraska-Kearney 19

MIAA preseason women’s basketball media poll

Team (first-place votes)Points
1. Central Missouri (13) 359
2. Emporia State (7) 338
3. Washburn (6) 312
4. Fort Hays State (1) 293
5. Pittsburg State 269
6. Northeastern State 267
7. Northwest Missouri 201
8. Missouri Western 187
9. Missouri Southern 171
10. Southwest Baptist 128
11. Central Oklahoma 101
12. Lincoln 85
13. Nebraska-Kearney 75
14. Lindenwood49

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