The Nighthawks claimed all possible first place votes to earn a maximum point total of 121 in the poll. Columbus State was second in the voting with Lander third and a tie for fourth between Flagler and Francis Marion. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own team.
UNG claimed their second-ever PBC regular season championship and their first PBC Tournament title in 2017-18. UNG also made their second NCAA Tournament appearance, advancing to the round of 16 and the regional championship game. The Nighthawks will return three of their top four scorers from last year’s team including All-Conference senior guards Amber Skidgel and Vanessa Agrusa. Also returning is 2017-18 PBC Freshman of the Year Abbie Franklin.