NSIC coaches rank each team from 1 to 15 with a first place vote receiving 15 points, second place 14, third place 13, etc. Coaches do not rank their own team or vote for their own players.
The regular season champion will be based on the 22-game NSIC schedule. Each team will play teams in their division twice (14) and teams in the other division once (8). An NSIC North and South Division Champion will also be awarded. Divisional standings will also be based on all 22 NSIC contests played. In the case of a tie, co-champions will be awarded. The 16-team NSIC / Sanford Health Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Championships are set to take place Sat.-Tues., March 1-4 at the Sanford Health Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. First round games will be played on the campus of the top eight seeds on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
The 2013-14 NSIC Women’s Basketball season gets underway on Friday, November 8 and NSIC action on the week of November 25.
|Overall Preseason Coaches’ Poll||Points||North Division||Pts|
|1. Concordia-St. Paul (10)||217||1. St. Cloud State (4)||46|
|2. Minnesota State (5)||214||2. Minnesota Duluth (3)||41|
|3. Wayne State||176||3. MSU Moorhead (1)||40|
|4. Augustana (1)||175||4. Minot State||30|
|5. St. Cloud State||162||5. Northern State||26|
|6. Minnesota Duluth||134||6. University of Mary||20|
|7. MSU Moorhead||131||7. Minnesota Crookston||12|
|8. Winona State||121||8. Bemidji State||9|
|9. Northern State||120||South Division||Pts|
|10. University of Mary||115||1. Concordia-St. Paul (7)||48|
|11. Sioux Falls||107||2. Minnesota State (1)||43|
|12. Minot State||95||3. Wayne State||35|
|13. Upper Iowa||49||4. Augustana||33|
|14. Bemidji State||45||5. Sioux Falls||22|
|15. Minnesota Crookston||37||6. Winona State||21|
|16. Southwest Minnesota State||22||7. Upper Iowa||15|
|first place votes in ( )||8. Southwest Minnesota State||7|