KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Losses byseven of last week’s
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Nabc rankings jan262016

Nabc rankings jan262016
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Losses byseven of last week’s top 11 teams – including two by lastweek’s top- ranked squad – has caused a significantshakeup in the new NABC/Division II rankings and a new No. 1 team in the nation. Augustana,who was the top-ranked team in the pre- season coaches’ poll,takes over the top spot following the losses suffered byWest Liberty last week. The Vikings,who have won 17 consecutive games,are at the top of a regular season poll for the first time in school history. FairmontState moved up to second – the Falcons’ highestplace in the poll since ending the 1998-99 season atNo.2 – while MSU Moorhead has also reached a high water mark at No. 3 this week. Western Oregon moved up four spots to fourth and Wheeling Jesuit,who handed WestLiberty the second ofits two losses a week ago,has its highest ranking since 1997 atNo. 5. Midwestern State fell from fourth to sixth after a loss at Angelo State, while Lincoln Memorial moved up five spots to seventh. West Liberty came in at No. 8 this week, while SaintAnselm moved up five slots to ninth and Eckerd took the 10th spot. Bellarmine dropped to 11th after it suffered an overtime loss atthen-No. 24 Wisconsin-Parkside, while UC San Diego and Cal Poly Pomona moved up to the next two positions. Angelo State, who lost earlier in the week at Cameron before its win over Midwestern State, fell to 14th and Queens dropped to 15th after a one-pointloss in its onlycontestlastweek at Wingate. Chico State checks in at No. 16, followed by West Chester,Kentucky Wesleyan, Azusa Pacific and Fort Lewis. Kentucky Wesleyan and Azusa Pacific both suffered losses Mondaythat are not reflected in this week’s rankings. The final five spots in this week’s ranking wentto Wisconsin-Parkside,Tarleton State, California Baptist and two teams returning to the top 25 this week in Barry and Ferris State. Among this week’s top games: Adelphi at #9 Saint Anselm,Tuesday. Kutztown at #17 West Chester,Wednesday. #12 UC San Diego at #13 Cal Poly Pomona,Sat. Indianapolis at#11 Bellarmine,Saturday. Saginaw Valley State at #25 Ferris State, Saturday. NABC/Division II Rankings (Jan. 26, 2016 – Poll #9) Record Points Last 1. Augustana,S.D. (15) 17-1 399 2 2. FairmontState, W.Va. (1) 16-1 373 3 3. MSU Moorhead 21-2 366 7 4. Western Oregon 16-2 326 8 5. Wheeling Jesuit,W.Va. 17-1 320 13 6. Midwestern State, Texas 16-2 296 4 7. Lincoln Memorial,Tenn. 16-2 288 12 8. West Liberty, W.Va. 15-2 275 1 9. Saint Anselm,N.H. 15-2 258 14 10. Eckerd, Fla. 17-2 248 5 11. Bellarmine,Ky. 15-3 230 6 12. UC San Diego 15-3 204 17 13. Cal Poly Pomona 15-3 180 16 14. Angelo State, Texas 15-3 174 11 15. Queens,N.C. 14-2 159 9 16. Chico State, Calif. 15-3 147 19 17. West Chester,Pa. 16-2 138 20 18. Kentucky Wesleyan 15-2 135 18 19. Azusa Pacific, Calif. 15-3 119 22 20. Fort Lewis,Colo. 15-3 105 21 21. Wisconsin-Parkside 15-2 101 24 22. Tarleton State, Texas 14-4 87 10 23. California Baptist 16-4 68 15 24. Barry, Fla. 13-3 39 NR 25. Ferris State, Mich. 15-3 31 NR Others receiving votes: Seattle Pacific (Wash.) 26, Indianapolis (Ind.) 22, Arkansas-FortSmith 13, Northwest Missouri State 13, Saginaw Valley State (Mich.) 13, Alabama- Huntsville 12,Bentley (Mass.) 8, Ashland (Ohio) 7, Alaska- Anchorage 6, West Georgia 4, EastStroudsburg (Pa.) 4, Lake Superior State (Mich.) 2, Lander (S.C.) 2, Wingate (N.C.) 1. Records are through games ofSunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Dropped out: Ashland (23),Columbus State (25). National Association of Basketball Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Rankings 2015-16 Rankings – Jan. 26, 2016 (Poll #9)

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