Richard Bland Ranked No. 12 In This Week's NJCAA Division II Poll

Richard Bland Ranked No. 12 In This Week's NJCAA Division II Poll

SOUTH PRINCE GEORGE, Va. -- Richard Bland College has been ranked No. 12 in this week's NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Poll, as released Tuesday.  The Statesmen are currently 10-3 overall, including 4-1 in Region 10.  Richard Bland is on break for the holidays before playing again at NJCAA Division I opponent USC Salkehatchie on January 6, 2018 in Allendale, South Carolina.  The next national poll will not be released until Jan. 9, 2018.

Richard Bland is down five spots from No. 7 last week, after splitting two games … defeating CCBC Catonsville (Md.) 89-82 at home on December 15 following a 98-86 road setback at Fayetteville Tech (N.C.) on Dec. 13.  Cuyahoga (Ohio) Community College (15-0) is ranked No. 1 for the second consecutive week.  Fellow Region 10 member Louisburg (N.C.) College (8-3) is ranked No. 16 this week (down from No. 15), while Bryant & Stratton College (8-3) is receiving votes after being ranked No. 14 a week ago.

The complete NJCAA Division II Poll can be found below.

Rank College (1st Place Votes) State Record Points Prev
1 Cuyahoga (8) OH 15-0 197 1
2 Lincoln (2) IL 12-0 183 2
3 Parkland IL 11-1 180 3
4 Ancilla IN 9-0 166 5
5 South Suburban IL 13-2 157 6
6 Pima AZ 9-1 151 8
7 Triton IL 10-3 131 10
8 Iowa Central IA 13-2 120 13
9 Southwestern IA 12-3 112 4
10 Dakota ND 14-0 104 12
11 Olive-Harvey IL 13-2 91 9
12 Richard Bland VA 10-3 86 7
13 Delta MI 7-0 80 16
14 Mott MI 9-3 67 11
15 Monroe CC NY 12-3 63 RV
16 Louisburg NC 8-3 52 15
17 Des Moines Area IA 11-3 43 RV
18 Phoenix AZ 7-3 32 18
19 Edison OH 12-3 28 RV
20 Lackawanna PA 11-2 25 NR

Others Receiving Votes


  College State Record Points Prev
  Arkansas State Mid-South AR 9-2 12.0 RV
  Beaver County PA 11-2 7.0 NR
  Ellsworth IA 10-3 5.0 NR
  Bryant & Stratton VA 8-3 4.0 14
  St. Clair County MI 7-2 4.0 RV
  Danville Area IL 9-3 3.0 19