Northwestern Ranked 4th in Latest Men’s Basketball Poll

Date posted - January 11, 2017

naia_logoKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cornerstone (Mich.) maintains the No. 1 ranking in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Golden Eagles earned all 12 first-place votes and 312 total points to receive the top ranking. The fourth regular-season poll will be released Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Rounding out the top five is Saint Francis (Ind.) at No. 3 with 285 points, Northwestern (Iowa) at No. 4 with 282 points and Eastern Oregon at No. 5 with 266 points.

 

2016-17 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – Poll 3 (Jan. 10)

1 Cornerstone (Mich.) (12) 16-2 312
2 Union (Ky.) 16-3 291
3 Saint Francis (Ind.) 15-3 285
4   Northwestern (Iowa) 18-2 282
5 Eastern Oregon 15-2 266
6 Warner (Fla.) 15-2 265
7 Rochester (Mich.) 20-1 264
8 Davenport (Mich.) 14-4 240
9 Bethel (Ind.) 15-3 232
10 Indiana Wesleyan 14-4 217
11 Indiana East 14-5 209
12 Northwest Christian (Ore.) 12-3 208
13   Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 15-5 188
14 Robert Morris (Ill.) 12-4 185
15 Washington Adventist (Md.) 14-3 153
15 Taylor (Ind.) 14-4 153
17 College of Idaho 13-5 139
18 Keiser (Fla.) 15-3 127
19   Midland (Neb.) 13-5 120
20 Trinity International (Ill.) 16-3 109
21 Northwestern Ohio 13-5 105
22 Bellevue (Neb.) 13-7 87
23 Tabor (Kan.) 12-6 81
24   Briar Cliff (Iowa) 14-5 70
25 WVU Tech 11-5 59

Dropped from the rankings: Florida Memorial, Indiana Southeast, York (Neb.), Northwest (Wash.), St. Francis (Ill.) and St. Thomas (Fla.).

Others receiving votes: Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) 53; Florida Memorial 52; Indiana Southeast 38; Oregon Tech 37; York (Neb.) 36; Indiana Tech 25; Northwest (Wash.) 25; Morningside (Iowa) 24; Southeastern (Fla.) 23; Tennessee Wesleyan 6

 

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