Northwestern receiving votes in latest NAIA Mens Basketball Top 25

December 01, 2021 11:02am

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Saint Francis (Ind.) continued at No. 1 in the second edition of the Top 25. The Cougars garnered 17 of the 21, first-place votes. Loyola (La.) remained at No. 2 with its own 10-0 record while William Penn (Iowa) also stayed put at No. 3 with a 9-0 record. A pair of GPAC teams are included in the top 25, Jamestown is number 10, while Morningside moved up four spots to number 18. Concordia, and Northwestern are receiving votes.

RANK

1 Saint Francis (Ind.) [17]  10-0

2 Loyola (La.) [3] 10-0

3 William Penn (Iowa) [1] 9-0

4 Carroll (Mont.) 10-0

5 Talladega (Ala.) 10-0

6 Arizona Christian 9-1

7 Indiana Wesleyan 8-1

8 SAGU (Texas) 6-1

9 Oklahoma Wesleyan 10-0

10 Jamestown (N.D.) 9-1

11 Science & Arts (Okla.) 6-2

12  The Master’s (Calif.) 5-1

13 Grace (Ind.) 9-0

14 Stillman (Ala.) 5-1

15 College of Idaho 7-2

16 Thomas More (Ky.) 5-1

17 Georgetown (Ky.) 7-1

18 Morningside (Iowa) 5-1

19 LSU Alexandria (La.) 7-1

20 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 7-1

21 Shawnee State (Ohio) 5-2

22 Xavier (La.) 6-1

23 William Jessup (Calif.) 9-1

24 Marian (Ind.) 5-2

25 Bethel (Kan.) 6-2

Others Receiving Votes: Kansas Wesleyan 123, IU South Bend (Ind.) 110, Concordia (Neb.) 81, Park (Mo.) 74, Cornerstone (Mich.) 59, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 58, Menlo (Calif.) 38, Pikeville (Ky.) 31, Faulkner (Ala.) 21, WVU Tech 18, Southeastern (Fla.) 14, Montana Tech 13, Missouri Valley 12, Florida College 11, John Brown (Ark.) 10, Central Methodist (Mo.) 7, Northwestern (Iowa) 6, Tennessee Wesleyan 5, Westmont (Calif.) 3, Valley City State (N.D.) 3.