• Wednesday, Feb 3
    Point at 79
    Tennessee Wesleyan 90
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    St. Andrews at (2OT) 103
    Reinhardt 108
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    Bluefield at 57
    Milligan 63
  • Wednesday, Feb 3
    Montreat at 67
    Truett-McConnell 88
  • Tuesday, Feb 2
    St. Catharine College at 80
    Union 108
  • Monday, Feb 1
    Voorhees College at 88
    Tennessee Wesleyan 96
  • Monday, Feb 1
    Reinhardt at 72
    Bluefield 79
  • Monday, Feb 1
    Bryan at 67
    Union 84
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Montreat at 72
    Union 86
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 89
    Bryan 86
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    St. Andrews at 58
    Point 86
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Truett-McConnell at 70
    Milligan 80
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Bluefield at 72
    Allen University 65
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Fisk University at 71
    Reinhardt 77
  • Wednesday, Jan 27
    Union at 91
    St. Andrews 83
  • Wednesday, Jan 27
    Truett-McConnell at 82
    Morris College 98
  • Wednesday, Jan 27
    Bryan at 73
    Bluefield 88
  • Wednesday, Jan 27
    Reinhardt at 82
    Tennessee Wesleyan 103
  • Wednesday, Jan 27
    Milligan at 60
    Montreat 71
  • Monday, Jan 25
    Fisk University at 71
    Tennessee Wesleyan 90
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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.