Lions vault six spots to No. 12 in NABC Coaches' Poll
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Lions vault six spots to No. 12 in NABC Coaches' Poll - LINK

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team has risen six spots to No. 12 in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II Poll, as released Tuesday.

 

After 11-point wins last week over Texas A&M-Kingsville and Angelo State, the Lions have moved their record to 13-1 overall and lead the Lone Star Conference with a 6-0 record. 

 

The Lions are one of three Lone Star Conference squads in the Top 15, with UT Permian Basin ranked No. 6 and West Texas A&M ranked No. 8. This is the Lions' highest national ranking since ending the 2004-05 season ranked No. 5

 

The Lions host Tarleton State on Tuesday evening before a nine-day break.

 

NABC/Division II Rankings

(Jan. 9, 2018 – Poll No. 7)

   

Record

Points

Last

1.

Queens, N.C. (13)

15-0

392

2

2.

Bellarmine, Ky. (3)

13-0

387

3

3.

West Liberty , W.Va.

13-0

368

4

4.

Northwest Missouri State

13-1

343

1

5.

Lincoln Memorial, Tenn.

14-1

342

6

6.

UT Permian Basin

12-1

320

8

7.

Ferris State, Mich.

16-1

299

10

8.

West Texas A&M

14-1

287

11

9.

Northern State, S.D.

16-1

256

13

10.

Western Oregon

13-1

253

14

11.

Barry, Fla.

10-2

210

7

12.

A&M-COMMERCE

13-1

198

18

13.

Virginia State

13-1

189

17

14.

Arkansas-Fort Smith

14-1

183

9

15.

West Florida

13-1

150

15

16.

Findlay, Ohio

16-2

129

21

17.

West Chester, Pa.

12-0

126

23

18.

Christian Brothers, Tenn.

12-2

119

5

19.

Wheeling Jesuit, W.Va.

11-2

116

19

20.

Morehouse, Ga.

13-0

100

25

21.

Fort Lewis, Colo.

13-2

95

20

22.

Colorado School of Mines

12-2

93

12

23.

Dallas Baptist, Texas

12-2

59

16

24.

California Baptist

12-2

44

NR

25.

Cal Poly Pomona

10-2

35

NR

                                                                                                                           

Others receiving votes: Claflin (S.C.) 30, William Jewell (Mo.) 14, Valdosta State (Ga.) 12, Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 11, Eckerd (Fla.) 11, Southern New Hampshire 10, Chaminade (Hawai'i) 4, Kutztown (Pa.) 4, Lake Superior State (Mich.) 3, Western Washington 3, Southern Nazarene (Okla.) 2, Minot State (N.D.) 1, Cal State San Marcos 1.

Dropped out: Eckerd (22), Lake Superior State (24).

 

Records are through games of Jan. 7, 2018.



 

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