(7) Sinclair Men’s Basketball moves up to #7 in this week’s Polls

(7) Sinclair Men’s Basketball moves up to #7 in this week’s Polls

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(7) Sinclair Men’s Basketball moves up to #7 in this week’s Polls

December 8, 2015

Dayton, Ohio – After winning all three games last week, the Sinclair Men’s Basketball team jumped 5 spots in this week’s NJCAA Division II National Basketball Polls and are now ranked No. 7 in nation.

The Pride is off to the third best start in school history at 9-0 and has been at the top of most offensive categories most of the year.  Sinclair is averaging 103 points per game which currently ranks them 3rd in the nation.

Ranked 4th in the nation with 51.4% shooting efficiency, they also have 7 players averaging double figures and hand out 24.0 assist per game which also ranks them 4th in the nation. 

This Saturday at 3pm the Pride will have their biggest test of the young season as defending OCCAC Co-Champs come to Dayton to open conference play.  Lakeland finished last season 12-2 in the conference and 5th place in the National Tournament.  Always a tough test, the Lakers are a perennial power not only in the conference and region, but nationally.

 

Poll for 12-8-2015

 

Rank   College (1st Place Votes)              State              Record           Points Prev

1          South Suburban (8)                        IL                     12-0               234                 3

2          Kirkwood (3)                                    IA                    10-1               228                 2

3          Lansing (1)                                        MI                   10-1               215                 5

4          Schoolcraft                                       MI                   7-1                  183                 1

5          Monroe CC                                       NY                   7-1                  175                 6

6          Johnson County                              KS                   12-1               173                 4

7          Sinclair                                              OH                  9-0                  170                 12 

8          Dean                                                  MA                 8-0                  152                 9

9          Southwestern                                 IA                    11-2               124                 20

10       Northern Virginia                           VA                  8-1                  121                 17

All home game are played on the Downtown Dayton Campus and the only arena in the nation named: Building 8.