Richard Bland Ranked No. 7 In This Week's NJCAA Division II Poll

Richard Bland Ranked No. 7 In This Week's NJCAA Division II Poll

SOUTH PRINCE GEORGE, Va. -- Richard Bland College has been ranked No. 7 in this week's NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Poll, as released Tuesday afternoon.  The Statesmen are currently 9-2 overall, including 4-0 in Region 10, with four consecutive region wins by an average margin of 32 points.  

Richard Bland is ranked among the National Top 10 for the second-straight week, though down one spot from No. 6 last week, and has won nine of its first 11 games this season.  

Cuyahoga (Ohio) Community College (13-0) is ranked No. 1 in this week's poll, up four spots from No. 5 last week.  Fellow Region 10 member Bryant & Stratton College (7-1) is ranked No. 14 this week (up from No. 16), while Region 10 member Louisburg (N.C.) College (8-3) is ranked No. 15 this week (down from No. 11).

Richard Bland will play two more game this week before the Christmas Holiday break, including a Region 10 road game at Fayetteville Technical (N.C.) Community College on Wednesday, December 13, at 7 p.m. in Fayetteville, North Carolina and a non-region home game against CCBC Catonsville (Md.) on Friday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. in Statesman Hall.

The complete NJCAA Division II Poll can be found below.

Rank College (1st Place) State Record Points Prev
1 Cuyahoga (4) OH 13-0 189 5
2 Lincoln (5) IL 11-0 185 2
3 Parkland IL 10-1 180 3
4 Southwestern IA 11-2 156 4
5 Ancilla IN 8-0 152 8
6 South Suburban IL 11-2 145 1
7 Richard Bland VA 9-2 134 6
8 Pima AZ 8-1 119 10
9 Olive-Harvey IL 11-1 114 9
10 Triton IL 8-3 95 7
11 Mott MI 8-2 91 14
12 Dakota (1) ND 14-0 87 RV
13 Iowa Central IA 11-2 80 13
14 Bryant & Stratton VA 7-1 79 16
15 Louisburg NC 8-3 69 11
16 Delta MI 6-0 56 15
17 Garrett MD 9-2 51 17
18 Phoenix AZ 7-3 28 19
19 Danville Area IL 9-2 17 RV
20 North Arkansas AR 11-3 16 12

Others Receiving Votes


  College State Record Points Prev
  Des Moines Area IA 11-3 14.0 18
  Iowa Lakes IA 9-3 9.0 RV
  Edison OH 9-2 7.0 NR
  South Mountain AZ 9-2 7.0 20
  Monroe CC NY 9-3 6.0 RV
  Arkansas State Mid-South AR 8-3 5.0 NR
  Kirkwood IA 8-3 4.0 NR
  St. Clair County MI 7-2 4.0 RV
  Highland (KS) KS 11-4 1.0 NR
Dropped from Rankings: South Mountain (20)