Richard Bland Remains No. 18 In This Week's NJCAA Division II Poll

Richard Bland Remains No. 18 In This Week's NJCAA Division II Poll

SOUTH PRINCE GEORGE, Va. -- Richard Bland College remains ranked No. 18 in this week's NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Poll, as released Tuesday afternoon.  The Statesmen were ranked No. 18 last week, as well, and currently own a five-game winning streak after an 82-65 road win at Bryant & Stratton (ranked No. 20 last week) on January 31.

Richard Bland is currently 16-5 overall, including 10-3 in Region 10, and scheduled to play on the road at Region 10 member and No. 15 Louisburg College (18-4, 11-2) on Wednesday night, February 7, at 7 p.m. in Louisburg, North Carolina.

Fellow Region 10 member Pitt (N.C.) (18-5, 10-4) is receiving votes in this week's poll, while early-season opponent Monroe (N.Y.) Community College (15-4) is up to No. 11 this week.

Ancilla (Ind.) College (20-1) is ranked No. 1 for the first time this week, after former No. 1 Cuyahoga (Ohio) Community College (20-1) dropped its first game this past week.

The complete NJCAA Division II Poll can be found below.

Rank College (1st Place Votes) State Record Points Prev
1 Ancilla (9) IN 20-1 199 2
2 Triton (1) IL 22-3 185 4
3 Cuyahoga OH 20-1 173 1
4 South Suburban IL 22-3 168 5
5 Pima AZ 21-2 165 6
6 Parkland IL 16-3 144 3
7 Kirkwood IA 17-4 143 8
8 Danville Area IL 18-3 125 13
9 Phoenix AZ 18-5 116 11
10 Frederick MD 19-3 113 7
11 Monroe CC NY 15-4 87 15
12 Beaver County PA 19-3 83 16
12 Lincoln IL 18-3 83 10
14 Henry Ford MI 17-4 75 9
15 Louisburg NC 18-4 56 14
16 Lackawanna PA 18-4 55 12
17 Southwestern IA 18-5 54 17
18 Richard Bland VA 16-5 27 18
19 Arkansas State Mid-South AR 17-5 23 RV
20 Delta MI 14-3 10 NR

Others Receiving Votes

  College State Record Points Prev
  Pitt NC 18-5 6.0 NR
  Highland (KS) KS 18-6 3.0 NR
  Iowa Central IA 17-6 2.0 19
  Niagara County NY 15-7 2.0 RV
  Olive-Harvey IL 20-6 2.0 NR