North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks

W&M men picked third in preseason CAA hoops poll

The William and Mary men's basketball team was picked to finish third in the Colonial Athletic Association standings by vote of the CAA's coaches, sports information directors and media.

Senior Omar Prewitt was a preseason first-team selection, while classmate Daniel Dixon garnered second-team accolades.

UNC Wilmington, which returns three starters from last year's 25-win team, was picked to repeat as champion.

Senior guard Chris Flemmings of UNCW is the preseason Player of the Year.

Women's basketball

The William and Mary women's basketball team was picked to finish tied for fifth in the CAA by a vote of league head coaches.