UB Men Continue To Climb In NCAA Division II Basketball National Polls

UB Men Continue To Climb In NCAA Division II Basketball National Polls

Bridgeport, Conn.-The University of Bridgeport men's basketball team continued to move up in both NCAA Division II national polls this week, as the Purple Knights are now slotted at 15 in this week's D2SIDA Top-25 Media Poll after checking in at number 16 last week, and the team jumped four places to number 20 in the country in the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) Top-25.

UB heads into this week's play, which begins tonight at home versus the University of the District of Columbia at 5:00 p.m. and concludes at St. Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday afternoon, with a 19-4 overall record and a 12-1 East Coast Conference mark.

 

D2SIDA Top 25 Men's Basketball Poll

Feb. 7, 2018

 

RANK

SCHOOL

RECORD

POINTS

PREVIOUS

   

1

Lincoln Memorial (14)

21-1

397

1

   

2

Ferris State (1)

23-1

382

2

   

3

Queens (N.C.)

21-1

351

3

   

4

West Liberty

20-1

350

4

   

5

Western Oregon (1)

21-1

339

5

   

6

Northwest Missouri State

19-2

328

6

   

7

West Texas A&M

20-2

295

10

   

8

Bellarmine

20-2

276

13

   

9

Valdosta State

21-2

262

11

   

10

Southern Nazarene

18-1

261

12

   

11

UT-Permian Basin

18-3

215

7

   

12

Northern State (S.D.)

23-3

214

14

   

13

Findlay

21-3

204

9

   

14

Shippensburg

17-3

187

15

   

15

Bridgeport

17-4

176

16

   

16

Clark Atlanta

20-1

171

21

   

17

West Florida

20-3

117

T-25

   

18

UNC Pembroke

17-4

106

T-22

   

19

Morehouse

18-1

94

8

   

20

Virginia State

18-3

93

17

   

21

Fort Lewis

19-3

86

NR

   

22

Le Moyne

18-5

55

24

   

23

Arkansas-Fort Smith

19-4

41

T-22

   

24

Carson-Newman

19-4

39

NR

   

25

Southern Indiana

19-5

32

NR

   

Others Receiving Votes: Dixie State 28, Central Missouri 27, Westminster 13, St. Thomas Aquinas 12, Cal Poly Pomona 10, Dallas Baptist 8, Fairmont State 8, Lake Superior State 6, Clayton State 4, California Baptist 2, Cal State San Marcos 1, Minnesota State 1.

 

NABC/Division II Rankings
(Feb. 6, 2018 – Poll #11)

RANK

TEAM

RECORD

POINTS

PREVIOUS

   

1

Lincoln Memorial (14)

21-1

397

1

   

2

Queens (N.C.)

21-1

379

2

   

3

Ferris State (1)

23-1

368

3

   

4

Western Oregon (1)

21-1

350

4

   

5

West Liberty

20-1

338

5

   

6

Northwest Missouri State

19-2

325

6

   

7

Bellarmine

20-2

300

9

   

8

West Texas A&M

20-2

293

10

   

9

Valdosta State

21-2

268

12

   

10

Southern Nazarene

18-1

249

14

   

11

Morehouse

18-1

224

7

   

12

Northern State

23-3

211

16

   

13

UT-Permian Basin

18-3

192

8

   

14

Fort Lewis

19-3

187

17

   

15

Findlay

21-3

180

11

   

16

Clark Atlanta

20-1

162

21

   

17

West Florida

20-3

159

20

   

18

Virginia State

18-3

121

13

   

19

Shippensburg

17-3

101

23

   

20

Bridgeport

19-4

87

24

   

21

Arkansas-Fort Smith

19-4

78

15

   

22

Dallas Baptist

18-4

54

18

   

23

Cal Poly Pomona

16-4

44

19

   

24

California Baptist

17-4

37

NR

   

25

Central Missouri

18-4

26

NR

   

Others receiving votes: Le Moyne 18, Southern Indiana 9, Carson-Newman 7, Eckerd 7, West Chester 7, St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.) 4, Texas A&M-Commerce 4, Minnesota State 3, Cal State San Marcos 2, Claflin 2, Fairmont State 2, Wheeling Jesuit 2, Dixie State (Utah) 1, Indiana (Pa.) 1, Saint Martin's 1, UNC Pembroke 1.

Dropped out: Texas A&M-Commerce (22), Barry (25).