2008-09 MIAC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll

Coaches voted for every team in the conference except their own team. Points were assigned for each vote (1 for first, 2 for second, etc.) Teams are ranked in order of lowest point total to highest with first place votes shown in parentheses.
1. St. Thomas (10)
2. Bethel (1)
3. Carleton
4. Gustavus
5. (tie) Concordia
6. (tie) Saint John's
7. St. Olaf
8. Augsburg
9. Hamline
10. Saint Mary's
11. Macalester