Coaches voted for every team in the conference except their own team. Points were assigned for each vote (10 for first, nine for second, etc.) Teams are ranked in order of highest point total to lowest with vote totals listed and first-place votes shown in parentheses.
 

2015-16 MIAC Men's Basketball
Preseason Coaches' Poll

Rank Institution Total
1 St. Thomas (10) 100
2 Saint John's 84
3 St. Olaf (1) 82
4 Bethel 73
5 Gustavus  71
6 Concordia 51
7 Augsburg 44
8 Carleton 42
9 Hamline 26
10 Macalester 22
11 Saint Mary's 10