January 2, 2014

GSW Ranked For Fourth Straight Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Georgia Southwestern men's basketball team slipped six spots to No. 24 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches/NCAA Division II poll released Tuesday afternoon. 

The Hurricanes are ranked for the fourth straight week. GSW entered the poll at No. 24 on Dec. 3 before moving up three spots in each of the previous two polls.

The Hurricanes are one of two Peach Belt Conference members currently ranked in the Top 25. Joining Southwestern is No. 17 Montevallo.

Southwestern has earned a ranking in the national poll in three of the last four seasons while being ranked for a total of 12 weeks.

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

NABC Division II Coaches Poll (Dec. 31, 2013 – Poll #6)

 

Record

Points

Pvs

 

1. West Liberty, W.Va. (14 first place votes)

8-0

396

1

 

2. Bellarmine, Ky. (2 first place votes)

8-0

385

2

 

3. Drury, Mo.

9-0

359

3

 

4. Florida Southern

12-0

354

4

 

5. Metropolitan State, Colo.

8-1

328

6

 

6. Indiana, Pa.

10-0

318

7

 

7. Dixie State, Utah

9-0

303

8

 

8. Southern Indiana

8-0

281

9

 

9. Tarleton State, Texas

10-0

280

11

 

10. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

11-0

233

12

 

11. Seattle Pacific, Wash.

11-2

210

14

 

12. Findlay, Ohio

7-1

200

15

 

13. Colorado School of Mines

9-0

190

17

 

14. Minnesota State

11-2

170

16

 

15. Western Washington

8-2

146

5

 

16. Indianapolis, Ind.

8-0

136

21

 

17. Montevallo, Ala.

9-1

124

10

 

18. Lincoln Memorial, Tenn.

8-1

119

20

 

19. Cal State-San Bernardino

7-1

91

NR

 

20. Franklin Pierce, N.H.

11-1

85

23

 

21. Chico State, Calif.

7-1

43

NR

 

22. Lewis, Ill.

7-0

42

NR

 

23. Alaska-Anchorage

8-4

41

NR

 

24. Georgia Southwestern

10-1

35

18

 

25. Barry, Fla.

9-0

34

NR

 
 
 
 
 
 

Dropped out: Livingstone (13), Midwestern State (19), Angelo State (22), North Alabama (24), Valdosta State (25).

Others receiving votes: Livingstone (N.C.) 33, Missouri Southern 26, South Carolina Aiken 26, Winona State (Minn.) 25, Shepherd (W.Va.) 24, Florida Tech 23, Lake Superior State (Mich.) 22, Northeastern State (Okla.) 22, Midwestern State (Texas) 19, California Baptist 17, West Georgia 16, Angelo State (Texas) 10, Cal State-L.A. 9, Southern Connecticut State 9, Georgia Regents University 6, Wingate (S.C.) 6, Central Missouri 5, Washburn (Kan.) 4, Delta State (Miss.) 3, Michigan Tech 3, North Alabama 2, Grand Valley State (Mich.) 1, Valdosta State (Ga.) 1.

Records are through games of Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.