After three consecutive America East championships, the UAlbany women's basketball team has been picked to win the conference yet again.

The Great Danes were a unanimous No. 1 selection in the preseason coaches coll, garnering 64 total points, 13 ahead of second-place Stony Brook.

This is the second straight year UAlbany is a unanimous decision.

In addition, Danes star Shereesha Richards was picked to the preseason all-conference team. She scored 20.0 points per game a season ago.

UAlbany opens its season on Nov. 14 against St. Francis of Brooklyn.

POLL

1.UAlbany (8)64
2.Stony Brook51
t3.New Hampshire (1)46
t3.Hartford46
5.Maine43
6.UMBC24
t7.UMass Lowell21
t7.Vermont21
9.Binghamton8