Hurricanes Climb Three Spots In Coaches Poll To No. 21

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team moved up three spots to No. 21 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches/NCAA Division II poll released Tuesday afternoon. 

GSW and No. 4 Florida Southern are the only D-II schools off to a 9-0 start.

The Hurricanes have earned a spot in the national poll in three of the last four seasons while being ranked for a total of 10 weeks.

GSW is one of three Peach Belt Conference members currently ranked in the Top 25. Joining Southwestern are No. 10 Montevallo and No. 22 UNC Pembroke.

The Hurricanes are back in action on Saturday with a 3:30 p.m. contest at Clayton State.

 

Team
Record
Points
 

1.
West Liberty (W.Va.)
7-0
394
(13 first place votes)
2.
Bellarmine (Ky.)
4-0
378
(2 first place votes)
3.
Drury (Mo.)
7-0
363
 
4.
Florida Southern
9-0
345
(1 first place vote)
5.
Western Washington
6-0
340
 
6.
Metropolitan State (Colo.)
4-1
325
 
7.
Indiana (Pa.)
7-0
301
 
8.
Dixie State (Utah)
6-0
289
 
9.
Southern Indiana
5-0
264
 
10.
Montevallo (Ala.)
7-0
235
 
11.
Tarleton State (Texas)
7-0
228
 
12.
East Stroudsburg (Pa.)
8-0
196
 
13.
Livingstone (N.C.)
5-0
174
 
14.
Seattle Pacific (Wash.)
9-2
165
 
15.
Findlay (Ohio)
4-1
156
 
16.
Arkansas-Fort Smith
6-0
140
 
17.
Minnesota State
8-2
125
 
18.
Colorado School of Mines
6-0
100
 
19.
Midwestern State (Texas)
6-2
97
 
20.
Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.)
6-1
79
 
21.
Georgia Southwestern
9-0
77
 
22.
North Carolina-Pembroke
7-0
45
 
23.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
6-0
44
 
24.
Franklin Pierce (N.H.)
10-1
35
 
25.
North Alabama
6-2
30
 

 

 

Dropped out: Fort Hays State (15), Bentley (21), Washburn (22), Texas A&M-Commerce (25).

Others receiving votes: Alaska-Anchorage 26, Angelo State (Texas) 26, Central Missouri 25, Chico State (Calif.) 20, Valdosta State (Ga.) 20, Cal State-San Bernardino 19, Lewis (Ill.) 18, Northeastern State (Okla.) 17, Delta State (Miss.) 12, South Carolina Aiken 11, Walsh (Ohio) 10, Florida Tech 9, Fort Hays State (Kan.) 8, St. Mary's (Texas) 7, Shepherd (W.Va.) 7, Bloomsburg (Pa.) 6, California Baptist 6, Winona State (Minn.) 6, Cal State-L.A. 5, Missouri Southern 5, Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 4, Missouri Western 4, Washburn (Kan.) 3, Dominican (N.Y.) 1.

Records are through games of December 8, 2013.

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