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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 NAIA.org. 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 NAIA.org.

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.