Dordt College News

NAIA Poll Includes Dordt College

December 11, 2013

(Wednesday, December 11; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The Dordt College men’s basketball team is no. 11 in this week’s NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday, December 10.

The Defenders are 12-1 overall and 5-0 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference after wins over Briar Cliff and Concordia last week.  The Defenders earned 234 points in the final poll of 2013.  The next coaches’ poll will be released on January 7, 2014.  Saint Xavier (Illinois) was one spot in front of Dordt with 237 points.

The Defenders are one of three GPAC teams in the top-25 with Hastings at no. 6 and Midland no. 15.  Embry-Riddle (Florida) is the no. 1 team in the country in balloting done by 13 coaches across the country.

Dordt is scheduled to travel to Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday, December 11 and will host Hastings on Saturday, December 14.  The Defenders conclude first semester play on Thursday, December 19 at Martin Luther in New Ulm, Minnesota.

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