Dordt, Northwestern Finish In Top 10 in Final NAIA Men’s Basketball Poll

Date posted - March 20, 2012

Dordt college dropped one spot to fifth and Northwestern College finished ninth in the final NAIA Division II men’s basketball coaches’ postseason poll released by the national office Monday.

The Red Raiders closed the 2011-12 season at the national tournament last week, losing in the second round to #8 Northwest (Wash.). Northwestern finished the season with a 26-7 overall record, winning the GPAC postseason title after a second place finish during the regular season.

 

NAIA D-II Men’s Basketball Postseason poll-March 19

RANK PVS SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) RECORD POINTS
1 2 Oregon Tech (13) 34-4 343
2 1 Northwood (Fla.) 33-4 332
3 3 Davenport (Mich.) 32-5 321
4 5 McPherson (Kan.) 33-4 310
5 4 Dordt (Iowa) 30-5 298
6 6 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 30-6 288
7 8 Northwest (Wash.) 29-5 278
8 7 Bellevue (Neb.) 28-6 260
9 10 Northwestern (Iowa) 26-7 255
10 12 St. Thomas (Fla.) 23-9 235
11 9 Jamestown (N.D.) 25-7 226
12 11 Grace (Ind.) 24-8 219
13 14 Indiana Southeast 26-8 212
14 16 Warner Pacific (Ore.) 24-9 209
15 17 Warner (Fla.) 24-11 188
16 13 Indiana Wesleyan 21-12 185
17 15 St. Ambrose (Iowa) 25-9 161
18 19 Marian (Ind.) 20-11 159
19 23 Saint Francis (Ind.) 21-13 141
20 22 Briar Cliff (Iowa) 22-11 136
21 18 Indiana Tech 23-8 131
22 21 Saint Mary (Kan.) 25-6 101
23 20 Indiana East 24-8 95
24 NR Daemen (N.Y.) 20-11 80
25 25 Cornerstone (Mich.) 19-13 75

Others receiving votes: Eastern Oregon 68; Tennessee Wesleyan 66; Cal Maritime 43; Valley City State (N.D.) 34; William Penn (Iowa) 19; Dakota State (S.D.) 11; Lourdes (Ohio) 5; Ashford (Iowa) 4; Reinhardt (Ga.) 1; Southeastern (Fla.) 1.

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