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Benedict Mjen’s Basketball Team Ranked Eighth In Region

From: http://www.benedicttigers.com/news/2012/2/28/MBB_0228125746.aspx?elinkdata=1861
2/28/2012 | Basketball, Men
INDIANAPOLIS – The Benedict College men’s basketball team is ranked eighth in the most recent NCAA South Region rankings.

The Tigers are the only SIAC team listed in the top 10 rankings.

The NCAA Region Rankings are used to select the 64-team field for the NCAA Division II Tournament. Eight teams from the South Region will be selected, with conference champions from the SIAC, Gulf South Conference and Sunshine State Conference earning automatic bids. The next five highest-ranked teams will receive at-large invitations.

Benedict was 15-9 overall and had the same record against in-region Division II opponents in the last reporting period. The Tigers head into this week’s SIAC Tournament with a 16-10 record and the fourth seed. The Tigers play Thursday at noon.

SOUTH Overall In-Region
1. Alabama-Huntsville 18-3 15-3
2. Christian Brothers 16-5 14-5
3. Eckerd 15-6 14-5
4. Florida Tech 12-5 12-4
5. West Georgia 16-7 14-7
6. West Florida 15-10 14-10
7. Saint Leo 11-8 11-7
8. Benedict 15-9 15-9
9. North Alabama 12-10 11-10
10. Rollins 11-9 10-6

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