Evangel men, C of O ranked in latest NAIA basketball rankings



The Evangel men (11-4) are ranked 13th in the NAIA Division I basketball poll this week. It is the highest ranking the Crusaders have ever achieved since joining the NAIA in 2008-09. The Crusaders climbed from No. 18 to No. 13 this week.

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In Division II, both basketball programs at the College of the Ozarks are ranked.

The Lady Bobcats held at No. 4 in the NAIA Division II Women’s Poll this week.

C of O’s men (12-4) entered the rankings at No. 25 for the first time since Oct. 24, 2011.

The complete polls are below.

2012 - 13 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll - (Jan. 8)

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2012 – 13 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 2 Cumberlands (Ky.) (7) 15-1 276
2 6 Columbia (Mo.) (4) 16-0 265
3 11 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 18-0 264
4 1 Oklahoma Baptist 14-2 258
5 4 Pikeville (Ky.) 15-1 254
6 10 William Carey (Miss.) 13-2 229
7 3 Lee (Tenn.) 13-1 221
8 5 Westmont (Calif.) 12-3 218
9 14 Science & Arts (Okla.) 8-2 195
T10 22 Montana State-Northern 15-2 186
T10 15 Cal State San Marcos 13-4 186
T10 24 Texas College 13-2 186
13 18 Evangel (Mo.) 11-4 171
14 8 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 15-2 166
15 19 Concordia (Calif.) 11-3 158
16 16 Xavier (La.) 13-3 148
17 17 Bethel (Tenn.) 14-2 143
18 7 Westminster (Utah) 13-3 128
19 9 Rogers State (Okla.) 12-4 127
20 NR Emmanuel (Ga.) 15-2 117
21 RV SAGU (Texas) 12-3 94
22 22 Oklahoma City 8-2 81
23 21 Faulkner (Ala.) 14-3 78
24 RV Culver-Stockton (Mo.) 14-3 61
25 RV John Brown (Ark.) 12-3 60

2012-13 NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll - No. 4

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 2 Indiana Wesleyan (12) 17-0 312
2 1 Concordia (Neb.) 15-1 302
3 5 Davenport (Mich.) 17-0 285
4 4 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 14-2 281
4 3 Morningside (Iowa) 16-2 281
6 10 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 14-2 251
7 6 Briar Cliff (Iowa) 15-4 247
8 9 Eastern Oregon 17-2 238
9 7 Saint Francis (Ind.) 15-2 230
10 8 Northwestern (Iowa) 12-4 229
11 12 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 13-3 218
12 17 Valley City State (N.D.) 12-2 191
13 14 Concordia (Mich.) 13-3 185
14 15 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 15-3 179
15 16 Bethel (Ind.) 14-3 168
15 11 Jamestown (N.D.) 14-3 168
17 19 St. Thomas (Fla.) 14-2 149
18 18 Union (Ky.) 11-3 144
19 NR St. Ambrose (Iowa) 14-2 114
20 RV Marian (Ind.) 13-3 102
21 22 College of Idaho 11-5 95
22 21 Southwestern (Kan.) 10-5 91
23 20 Grand View (Iowa) 9-4 87
24 RV Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 14-4 67
25 13 Taylor (Ind.) 13-4 60

2012 - 13 NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll - Rating No. 4

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2012-13 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 2 Eastern Oregon (11) 19-1 342
2 4 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (2) 16-1 332
3 5 Northwood (Fla.) 15-1 317
4 7 William Penn (Iowa) 17-1 305
5 1 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 16-2 300
6 3 Indiana Wesleyan 15-2 296
7 10 Northwestern (Iowa) 13-4 265
8 6 Davenport (Mich.) 14-3 258
9 11 Mount Mercy (Iowa) 16-2 247
10 13 Dordt (Iowa) 15-3 237
11 14 Warner Pacific (Ore.) 15-4 224
12 9 Grace (Ind.) 12-4 218
13 22 Rochester (Mich.) 18-3 214
14 12 Southern Oregon 14-4 192
15 17 Indiana Southeast 13-3 189
16 8 Doane (Neb.) 16-3 176
17 18 St. Thomas (Fla.) 13-3 168
18 20 Indiana Tech 14-3 152
19 23 Ave Maria (Fla.) 14-1 125
20 15 Valley City State (N.D.) 12-4 115
21 RV Bethel (Ind.) 14-3 107
22 21 Northwest (Wash.) 15-4 106
23 RV Saint Xavier (Ill.) 14-4 102
24 25 Madonna (Mich.) 12-5 84
T25 RV Cal Maritime 13-3 78
T25 NR College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 12-4 78

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