Newberry Moves Up to Ninth in Southeast Region Poll


Newberry Moves Up to Ninth in Southeast Region Poll
Monday, January 16, 2017 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Newberry College men’s basketball team is ranked ninth in week eight of the Southeast Region Division II Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA) Poll as announced on Monday afternoon.


Newberry is currently on a six-game winning streak with a 11-4 overall record and a 7-3 South Atlantic Conference record.


Newberry was ranked 10th in last week’s D2SIDA poll. The Wolves defeated Brevard 85-67 Saturday afternoon. Fellow South Atlantic member Queens is ranked first in the region and still undefeated at 16-0. Lincoln Memorial, who Newberry defeated 107-102 on Dec. 17, remains number two in the Southeast Region.


Newberry will host Benedict tonight in a non-conference contest. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

 

2016-17 D2SIDA Southeast Region Week 8 Poll

 

Rank Team Record Points Previous
1. Queens (6) 16-0 60 1
2. Lincoln Memorial 12-4 50 2
3. Limestone 14-2 46 3
4. Augusta 12-3 44 4
5. UNC Pembroke 12-4 31 8
6. Columbus State  11-3 25 6
7. Young Harris 11-4 24 5
8. Montevallo 11-3 19 7
9. Newberry 11-4 12 10
10. Pfeiffer 12-3 10 9


Receiving Votes: Barton (11-4) 3, North Georgia (9-6) 1, USC Aiken (10-4) 1
Dropped Out: None