• Friday, Mar 13
    Union vs 75
    Embry-Riddle 89
  • Thursday, Mar 12
    Milligan vs 55
    Dakota Wesleyan University 98
    NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Championship
  • Wednesday, Mar 11
    University of Northwestern Ohio vs 58
    Union 64
  • Saturday, Feb 28
    Milligan vs 63
    Union 84
  • Friday, Feb 27
    Reinhardt vs 70
    Union 86
  • Friday, Feb 27
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 64
    Milligan 79
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Montreat at 61
    Union 95
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Bryan at 73
    Reinhardt 82
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Bluefield vs 52
    Milligan 63
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Thursday, Feb 26
    Tennessee Wesleyan vs 67
    Truett-McConnell 63
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Wednesday, Feb 25
    St. Andrews vs 68
    Montreat 75
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Wednesday, Feb 25
    Point at (2OT) 85
    Bluefield 87
    AAC Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Sunday, Feb 22
    Bryan at 74
    Truett-McConnell 68
  • Sunday, Feb 22
    Reinhardt at 78
    Union 94
  • Saturday, Feb 21
    Point at 53
    Tennessee Wesleyan 87
  • Saturday, Feb 21
    Montreat at 59
    Milligan 91
  • Thursday, Feb 19
    Union at 91
    Bryan 63
  • Thursday, Feb 19
    Milligan at 62
    Bluefield 87
  • Wednesday, Feb 18
    St. Andrews at 74
    Montreat 61
  • Wednesday, Feb 18
    Truett-McConnell at 92
    Reinhardt 91
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Men's Basketball - Wed, Feb. 29, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tennessee Wesleyan is tied for the No. 23 in the final regular-season installment of the 2011-12 NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced Wednesday by the national office.

The Bulldogs (24-9 overall) received 105 total points as did poll newcomer Saint Francis (Ind.) to land 23rd. 

Tennessee Wesleyan won both the Appalachian Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament championships. In the tournament title game, it defeated second-seeded Reinhardt (Ga.) 52-50 on a last-second shot.

The Eagles were the only other AAC squad to pick up any votes as they garnered three.


For the eighth time this year, Northwood (Fla.) holds the No. 1 position in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll. With all 14 first-place votes and 374 points, the Seahawks wrapped up the regular-season with a 30-3 record and were champions of The Sun Conference Tournament.

Qualifiers for the 21st annual NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship will be announced today at 3 p.m. CST on Ten at-large selections will be added to the 21 automatic berths, along with host school Ozarks (Mo.). The official 32-team bracket will then be unveiled by 6 p.m. CST on

No. 2 Oregon Tech bumps up one spot with 357 points. Davenport (Mich.) also slides up once to No. 3 with 346 points. After a loss in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament championships, Dordt (Iowa) falls two positions to No. 4. Fifth-ranked McPherson (Kan.) holds with 327 points.

No. 23 (tie) Saint Francis bumped out Valley City State (N.D.) (No. 25). The Cougars advanced to the title game in the Mid-Central College Conference tournament as the No. 4 seed. Saint Francis was out of the poll for one week on Feb. 20.

The Mid-Central College Conference boasts the most programs ranked in the Top 25: No. 11 Grace (Ind.), No. 13 Indiana Wesleyan, No. 19 Marian (Ind.) and Saint Francis. Overall, 12 of the 14 conferences and independents are represented this week.

The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences and independents. The postseason Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll will be announced on March 19.

To view the entire poll, click here.