Yesterday at The SWAC Media Day in a poll by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, Alcorn State and Grambling St. were predicted to win their respective divisions and face off in the SWAC Championship Game in December.
Four time defending division champion Alcorn State was selected as the favorite to win the East again, for the fifth straight year! Alabama St. was predicted to finish second, Jackson State third, followed by Alabama A&M fourth and Mississippi Valley State fifth.
In the West division, the reigning back to back SWAC Champions Grambling St. was predicted to win the division again as well as the overall favorite to repeat as SWAC Champions! Southern was predicted to finish second in the West division with Prairie View predicted as third. Texas Southern and UAPB rounded out the predictions finishing fourth and fifth respectively.
2018 Pre-Season Predicted Order of Finish