The men’s and women’s basketball teams of UTPA were both ranked seventh in the WAC preseason polls, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Both Broncs’ teams placed seventh out of nine teams in the media and coaches’ poll in what will be the first season in the WAC for UTPA basketball. The men’s team finished right behind Utah Valley and ahead of Grand Canyon and Kansas City-Missouri. Reigning WAC champion New Mexico State was picked first by both media and coaches.
The women’s team finished ahead of Grand Canyon and Chicago State. Seattle was picked first by media and coaches.