ORONO – Maine women’s basketball has set itself up well to repeat as conference champions in America East and the rest of the league has taken notice.
Maine has once again been picked to finish first in the America East preseason poll.
The America East coaches unanimously selected Maine to be the preseason No. 1 as announced earlier Wednesday by the league office.
Stony Brook and Albany were picked as the prospective second and third places in the poll.
Maine won its second consecutive America East title last season.
The Black Bears will look to be just the fifth team in America East history to win three straight conference titles.