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Oct. 9, 2018Feature

Live Coverage from MIAA Basketball Media Day

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Coaches, players and administrators from each MIAA member institution gathered at The College Basketball Experience Tuesday morning for the release of the conference's preseason rankings and press conferences previewing the season ahead.

Northwest men's basketball landed seven first-place votes in the coaches poll, but landed in the second spot behind Missouri Southern. In the media poll, the Bearcats were picked to win the league receiving six first-place votes.

On the women's side, Central Missouri was picked to win the MIAA by the coaches and media. Northwest was selected 13th in the coaches poll and 12th by the media.

KXCV-KRNW was live from The College Basketball Experience, and interviewed Northwest basketball coaches Austin Meyer and Ben McCollum, the MIAA commissioner Mike Racy, and The College Basketball Experience's manager of facilities/basketball operations Jamaar Brown. The full interviews are available above.

MIAA Men's Coaches Poll
Missouri Southern (6) - 157
Northwest Missouri (7) - 155
Washburn (1) - 132
Central Missouri - 128 
Central Oklahoma - 118
Pittsburg State - 118
Fort Hays State - 104
Lindenwood - 87
Lincoln - 68
Nebraska Kearney - 66
Emporia State - 47
Northeastern State - 40
Southwest Baptist - 30
Missouri Western - 24

MIAA Men's Media Poll
Northwest Missouri (6) - 262
Missouri Southern (10) - 261
Washburn (3) - 237
Central Missouri - 225
Pittsburg State (1) - 212
Fort Hays State (1) - 208
Central Oklahoma - 163
Lindenwood - 150
Nebraska Kearney - 123
Lincoln - 119
Emporia State - 79
Missouri Western - 66
Southwest Baptist - 66
Northeastern State - 35

MIAA Women's Coaches Poll
Central Missouri (13) - 169 
Fort Hays State (1) - 154
Emporia State - 131
Washburn - 126
Central Oklahoma -113
Missouri Western - 104
Pittsburg State - 104
Lindenwood - 90
Nebraska Kearney - 73
Missouri Southern - 63
Southwest Baptist - 61
Northeastern State - 42
Northwest Missouri - 31
Lincoln - 13

MIAA Women's Media Poll
Central Missouri (20) - 291
Fort Hays State (1) - 265
Washburn - 220
Emporia State - 216
Pittsburg State - 203
Central Oklahoma - 177
Lindenwood - 177
Missouri Western - 159
Nebraska Kearney - 146
Southwest Baptist - 113
Missouri Southern - 88 
Northwest Missouri - 68
Northeastern State - 59
Lincoln - 23