The Mavericks were picked to finish fourth by league coaches in the Sun Belt preseason poll.
Lonnie McClanahan is on the second team, with Jamel Outler on the third team.
UT Arlington completed a three-year run in three different conferences with a 58-40 record.
UT Arlington will face UL Lafayette after beating UL Monroe 68-65 in SBC first round.
The Mavericks swept the two-game season series from ULM during the regular season.