Lobo men picked 3rd, UNM women voted 6th

Posted at: 10/22/2012 11:02 PM
By: J.P. Murrieta, KOB Eyewitness Sports 4

The University of New Mexico men's basketball team was voted third in the MWC preseason poll released on Monday.

Here's the rankings as voted on by the coaches and media:

1.San Diego State

2.UNLV

3.New Mexico

4.Colorado State

5.Nevada

6.Wyoming

7.Fresno State

8.Boise State

9. Air Force

UNM's Kendall Williams was named to the preseason All-Mountain West team along with Deonte Burton (Nevada), Jamaal Franklin (SDSU), Chase Tapley (SDSU) and Mike Moser (UNLV).

On the women's side, San Diego State was voted #1.  New Mexico was sixth.  Here's the poll:

1.San Diego State

2.Fresno State

3.UNLV

4.Wyoming

5.Colorado State

6.New Mexico

7.Boise State

8.Nevada

9.Air Force

UNM's Caroline Durbin was voted onto the preseason All-Conference team as well.