Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference coaches picked the Minot State University women's basketball team 12th in the preseason poll Wednesday.
The Beavers garnered 95 points.
Concordia-St. Paul was selected first, just three points ahead of Minnesota State-Mankato for the top spot.
MSU was ranked fourth among eight NSIC North Division teams, collecting 30 points from division coaches.
Selected ahead of MSU in the North Division were St. Cloud State (46 points), Minnesota Duluth (41) and Minnesota State-Moorhead (40).
The Beavers finished the 2012-2013 season with a 13-14 record and were 9-13 in conference play.
MSU hosts a pair of exhibition games against Salish-Kootenai College (Mont.) on Nov. 2 and 3.
- Daily News Staff