Expectations are high for the SMU men’s basketball team entering the upcoming season. The team was picked to finish third in the conference in the American Athletic Conference poll, which was released on Wednesday. The voting is conducted by the league’s head coaches.
Mustangs point guard Kendric Davis was picked as the a preseason first-team All-AAC. Tyson Jolly was named to the second-team All-AAC.
Houston was picked to win the conference, and received nine of the 11 first-place votes. Memphis was picked to finish second, and received two first-place votes. SMU is followed by Cincinnati, South Florida, Tulsa, Wichita State, Central Florida, East Carolina, Temple and Tulane, in that order.
The SMU women’s basketball team is not expected to do well by the league’s coaches. It was picked to finish in 10th place out of the 11 schools. It also did not have any players on the first or second