TEMPLE'S WOMEN'S basketball team has been picked to finish fifth and Saint Joseph's sixth in the Atlantic 10 this season according to a vote of the 16 league coaches released Wednesday.
La Salle was picked to finish ninth.
Temple was 23-10 last season, Saint Joseph's was 22-11 and La Salle was 14-17.
Owls senior center Victoria Macaulay was picked on the preaseason all-conference team along with La Salle senior guard Brittany Wilson.
Maccauley and Wilson also were picked for the all-defensive team.