OIT top 25 streak ends at 90 polls

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Four Cascade Collegiate Conference schools are in the latest NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – and for the first time since January 2005, Oregon Tech is not one of them.

OIT dropped out of the top 25 after 90 consecutive appearances and is in the “receiving votes” category.

Eastern Oregon is the top CCC team in the poll at No. 4, moving up five spots. The Mountaineers are 12-0. Warner Pacific, Southern Oregon and Northwest are all top 20 teams.

Oregon Tech opens conference play this weekend at Corban and Northwest Christian (92-5 KLAD, Friday & Saturday – 7 p.m.).

At 7-3, the Owls have one more win than NCU and Corban enters the weekend 2-3.

NAIA Top 25 Women

Cascade Conference wins leader Southern Oregon sits outside the women’s top 25 poll. At 8-1, SOU has four more wins than Concordia entering conference play.

Oregon Tech is 6-2 and plays at Corban and Northwest Christian this weekend (960 the Sports Legend, Friday & Saturday – 5:15 p.m.).

OIT is the second-best scoring team in the conference after the first month of the season.

NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2012 – 13 RECORD^ TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Northwood (Fla.) (12) 4-0 312
2 5 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 7-0 297
3 3 Dordt (Iowa) 7-1 286
4 9 Eastern Oregon 12-0 283
5 4 Indiana Wesleyan 7-1 278
6 7 Northwestern (Iowa) 7-1 250
7 19 William Penn (Iowa) 12-0 249
8 16 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) 7-1 237
9 11 Davenport (Mich.) 6-1 232
10 8 Grace (Ind.) 4-1 230
11 6 Indiana Southeast 5-2 214
12 10 Warner (Fla.) 6-1 203
13 15 Warner Pacific (Ore.) 6-2 190
14 NR Doane (Neb.) 9-0 170
15 20 Cornerstone (Mich.) 4-2 167
16 23 Southern Oregon 6-3 152
17 13 Bellevue (Neb.) 6-3 145
18 RV Mount Mercy (Iowa) 7-1 142
19 24 Valley City State (N.D.) 5-2 138
20 RV Northwest (Wash.) 8-2 102
21 21 Spring Arbor (Mich.) 5-2 94
22 RV Central Christian (Kan.) 8-0 79
23 22 Indiana East 5-2 75
24 RV Madonna (Mich.) 5-2 71
25 NR Point (Ga.) 8-2 64

Others receiving votes: St. Thomas (Fla.) 52; Oregon Tech 50; Briar Cliff (Iowa) 50; Saint Mary (Kan.) 22; Indiana Tech 19; Rochester (Mich.) 18; Cal Maritime 16; Saint Francis (Ind.) 15; York (Neb.) 12; Hastings (Neb.) 11; Dakota State (S.D.) 8; Saint Xavier (Ill.) 7; Ave Maria (Fla.) 6; McPherson (Kan.) 5; Tennessee Wesleyan 4.

NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Concordia (Neb.) (13) 8-0 343
2 3 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 7-0 325
3 3 Indiana Wesleyan 7-0 322
4 5 Morningside (Iowa) 6-0 316
5 8 Briar Cliff (Iowa) 7-0 297
6 12 Davenport (Mich.) 6-0 289
7 6 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 4-1 267
8 2 Northwestern (Iowa) 5-3 256
9 25 Saint Francis (Ind.) 8-0 252
10 10 Eastern Oregon 7-2 232
11 11 Jamestown (N.D.) 8-1 229
12 13 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 4-1 226
13 22 Taylor (Ind.) 7-0 222
14 8 Grand View (Iowa) 4-2 205
15 14 Bethel (Ind.) 5-1 184
16 19 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 6-2 148
17 7 Concordia (Mich.) 5-3 147
18 24 Union (Ky.) 5-2 136
19 RV Valley City State (N.D.) 5-1 130
20 RV St. Thomas (Fla.) 7-0 128
21 23 Saint Mary (Neb.) 5-2 122
22 RV Huntington (Ind.) 5-2 107
23 20 Friends (Kan.) 5-3 105
24 25 College of Idaho 4-3 88
25 18 Hastings (Neb.) 5-4 67

Others receiving votes: Roosevelt (Ill.) 60; Menlo (Calif.) 38; Tennessee Wesleyan 38; Grace (Ind.) 36; Southern Oregon 35; Siena Heights (Mich.) 23; Southwestern (Kan.) 17; Oklahoma Wesleyan 14; Ave Maria (Fla.) 13; Madonna (Mich.) 12; Indiana Southeast 11; William Penn (Iowa) 4; Concordia (Ore.) 4; Purdue Calumet (Ind.) 3; Marian (Ind.) .





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