The Canisius College women’s basketball team was picked sixth in the preseason poll conducted by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference of the league’s 11 coaches. The preseason poll was announced on Wednesday at the MAAC Basketball Preview Show, shown live on ESPN3.
Canisius received 54 points to be placed in the sixth spot in the preseason poll. Eight-time defending league champion Marist was a unanimous pick to finish first with 121 points, followed by Iona (106), new league member Quinnipiac (102), Fairfield (86) and Rider (69). After the Griffs were Siena (51), Niagara (47), Monmouth (43), Manhattan (34) and Saint Peter’s (13).
The conference schedule and preseason All-MAAC teams will be announced at a later date.
Season tickets for the combined men’s and women’s schedules can be purchased by calling the Canisius Ticket Office at 716-888-2885 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.