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Seahawks picked to win CAA

The UNCW men's basketball team, led by coach Kevin Keatts, has been picked as the favorite to win the CAA title this season, according to a vote of the conference's coaches, media relations directors and media members.(Source: WECT) The UNCW men's basketball team, led by coach Kevin Keatts, has been picked as the favorite to win the CAA title this season, according to a vote of the conference's coaches, media relations directors and media members.(Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

The UNCW men's basketball team has been picked as the favorite to win the CAA title this season, according to a vote of the conference's coaches, media relations directors and media members.

The Seahawks were followed, in order, by Towson, William & Mary, College of Charleston, James Madison, Hofstra, Northeastern, Elon, Drexel and Delaware.

UNCW senior guard Chris Fleming was named the league's Preseason Player of the Year and was a first-team preseason all-conference selection. Senior guard Denzel Ingram was a second-team selection while sophomore guard CJ Bryce was an honorable mention. 

Last season, UNCW won a share of the CAA regular season title for the second straight year. The Seahawks finished 25-8, and reached the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006.

The UNCW women's team is predicted to finish ninth in the 10-team league.

Senior guard Jasmine Steele is an honorable mention to the preseason all-conference team.

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