The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has been tabbed as the top women's basketball team in the Horizon League, according to the league's 2008-09 preseason poll.
The Phoenix received 284 points and 24 of 29 first-place votes from Horizon League head coaches, women's basketball sports information directors and a media member in each league market. Green Bay went 26-6 overall and 17-1 in league play a season ago en route to a WNIT berth.
Green Bay, which has owned at least a share of the regular season title in each of the last 10 years, returns four starters, including a trio of double-digit scorers, from last years squad.
Wright State was picked to finish second, followed by UW-Milwaukee, Cleveland State and Butler.