ATLANTA – As expected, the top six teams in the Under Armour MCLA Division II Weekly Coaches Poll will make their way to Mahtomedi, Minn., for the UMLC tournament.
Can top-ranked St. Thomas (10-1) defend its conference crown against five of the top teams in the country?
We’ll find out.
No. 7 Northern Arizona (10-1) checks in at No. 7 as it gets ready for the SLC tournament while No. 8 Montana State (9-2) and No. 9 Sierra Nevada (6-4) still have a week left in the regular season.
No. 10 Kennesaw State (6-4) enters the SELC tournament with the highest national ranking along with a top seed in the six-team tournament.
Baylor (9-2) was bumped out of this week’s poll to make way for UC San Diego (9-1), which is making its first appearance in the poll.
Under Armour MCLA Division II Coaches Poll - Week 9
|2.||North Dakota State||428|
|3.||Grand Valley State||400|
|11.||Florida Gulf Coast||281|
|13.||Cal State San Marcos||212|
|15.||Cal State Fullerton||175|
|19.||College of Idaho||116|
|21.||UC San Diego||86|
|24t.||Central Conn. State||74|
|24t.||UC Santa Cruz||74|
Also receiving votes: Baylor (55), MSU Denver (19), Colorado Mines (13), Rice (9), Northern Colorado (9), Providence (2), Louisiana (1).