The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team rose to 15th in the nation in this week's D3Hoops.com's national poll, its highest ever ranking by the organization.
The Eagles, 13-2 on the season, were ranked 20th last week and defeated Penn State-Harrisburg and Christopher Newport last week. UMW has been ranked as high as 17th in the nation three times, including once this season and once in 2002-03 when the Eagles finished 24-5 overall and advanced to the NCAA Tournament after winning the CAC Tournament. That season, they were ranked as high as 12th by the NABC.
D3hoops.com men's Top 25, Week 7
Through games of Sunday, Jan. 19:
|#||School (1st votes)||Rec||Pts||Prev.|
|1||UW-Stevens Point (23)||16-0||622||1|
|24||St. Mary's (Md.)||11-4||74||16|
Dropped out: No. 25 Colorado College.
Others receiving votes: Dickinson 38; Mount Union 33; Whitworth 27; Texas-Dallas 24; William Paterson 21; Stevenson 20; Richard Stockton 20; Christopher Newport 18; Augsburg 16; DePauw 15; Colorado College 11; Rose-Hulman 11; St. Vincent 10; Springfield 9; Calvin 8; Babson 7; Emory 6; MIT 5; Randolph-Macon 3; Hampden-Sydney 3; Staten Island 3; Carthage 3; Eastern Connecticut 2; Geneseo State 1; Marietta 1; Scranton 1.
The D3hoops.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.