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Sun Belt Conference Announces Preseason Coaches Poll

Sun Belt Conference Release
July 16, 2010

CFP – The Sun Belt Conference coaches' preseason poll has been released and Middle Tennessee was listed first on the ballot by five of the nine member coaches. Troy received 3 first-place votes and Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns picked up the remaining vote.

MTSU has twice won a share of the title but has never claimed it outright. The Blue Raiders tied North Texas in 2001 and Troy in 2006.

The Trojans have captured four straight Sun Belt crowns, including the last three consecutive outright titles .

Western Kentucky was voted last on all nine ballots.

Preseason Sun Belt Poll
As voted on by the league’s nine head coaches. First place votes in parentheses.

  Team Points
1. Middle Tennessee (5) 75
2. Troy (3) 73
3. Arkansas State 53
4. Louisiana (1) 49
5. FAU 45
6. FIU 42
7. Louisiana-Monroe 32
8. North Texas 27
9. Western Kentucky 9


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