Dordt College News

Dordt Ranked Third In Poll

November 28, 2012

(Wednesday, November 28; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The Dordt College Defender men’s basketball team is no. 3 in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll announced late Tuesday by the national office.

The Defenders took 286 points after starting the season with a 7-1 record and held the same spot they had in the pre-season poll.  The Defenders will play two conference games this week on the road against Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday, November 28 and Midland on Saturday, December 1.

Northwood, the pre-season no. 1 team and the 2012 National Tournament runner-up, received all 12 first place votes in the poll conducted by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences and independents. 

GPAC members Northwestern (no. 6), Doane (no. 14), Briar Cliff (receiving votes) and Hastings (receiving votes) are also in the poll.

The next poll will be released Tuesday, December 4.

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