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January 24, 2012

2011-12 Season - Vikings now 20th in national poll

Senior Griffin Dwyer and the Augustana Vikings are currently ranked 20th in the latest NCAA Division III men's basketball poll according to D3hoops.com.

Augustana won two games last week to move to 13-4 overall but fell one spot in the NCAA Division III men’s basketball poll, which was released today. The Vikings were 19 th last week in the D3hoops.com poll with 120 points but check in this week at 20 th despite accumulating 136 points.

Augustana has been ranked in the top 20 all year, even spending one week in the top spot. The Vikings will host 22 nd ranked Wheaton on Tuesday, January 24 and Millikin on Saturday, January 28.

Middlebury continues to hold onto the top spot with a 16-0 record and 623 points.

NCAA DIVISION III NATIONAL RANKING

2011-12 WEEK EIGHT

#

School (1st votes)

Rec

Pts

Prev

1

Middlebury (24)

16-0

623

1

2

UW-Whitewater (1)

17-1

595

5

3

Hope

16-1

549

7

4

Emory

15-1

514

8

5

Virginia Wesleyan

13-2

511

2

6

MIT

16-1

488

3

7

Amherst

15-2

482

4

8

Cabrini

16-1

446

10

9

Franklin and Marshall

16-1

409

13

10

Mary Hardin-Baylor

16-1

493

6

11

Whitworth

14-3

339

9

12

Birmingham-Southern

16-1

323

14

13

Williams

15-3

296

15

14

William Paterson

16-2

256

18

15

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

15-1

247

12

16

UW-Stevens Point

14-4

222

11

17

New York University

14-1

192

23

18

Eastern Connecticut

14-1

155

25

19

Wooster

14-3

147

24

20

AUGUSTANA

13-4

136

19

21

Illinois Wesleyan

14-3

128

17

22

Wheaton (Ill.)

14-3

123

22

23

Wabash

14-3

115

16

24

Rhode Island College

14-2

76

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25

Transylvania

15-2

68

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Dropped out:  No. 20 St. Thomas; No. 21 Wittenberg

 

Others receiving votes:  Lake Forest 49; WPI 48; SUNY-Oswego 40; Wittenberg 36; Randolph-Macon 20; St. Thomas 19; Bethany 16; St. Joseph’s-Long Island 9; Christopher-Newport 8; Wisconsin-River Falls 7; Washington 7; Albertus Magnus 4; Lycoming 4; St. Mary’s 4; Wesleyan 4; Western Connecticut 4; DePauw 1; Grinnell 1; Hampden-Sydney 1.