Dordt College News

Defenders No. 3 In Poll

February 4, 2014

(Tuesday, February 4; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The Dordt College Defender men’s basketball team moved to no. 3 in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday, February 4.

The Defenders went 2-0 last week with road wins over Briar Cliff and Hastings to improve to 23-2.  Hastings entered the week at no. 13 in the country.  Dordt totaled 349 points in the balloting with Indian Southeast garnering three first place votes and 364 points.  Cardinal Stritch (Wisconsin) is the no. 1 team in the poll for the third straight week and took 11 first place votes and 372 total points.

Dordt is one of three GPAC teams in the poll with Midland holding at no. 7 and Hastings falling to no. 15.  Morningside is in the receiving votes portion of the poll.

Dordt will host Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday night, February 5 and will have a bye date in the schedule on Saturday, February 8.

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