• Today
    Methodist College at 7:00pm
    Bluefield EST
    Bowen Classic
  • Tuesday, Nov 24
    Point at 75
    St. Andrews 86
  • Tuesday, Nov 24
    Bryan at 89
    Tennessee Wesleyan 90
  • Tuesday, Nov 24
    Union at 106
    Montreat 64
  • Tuesday, Nov 24
    Milligan at 70
    Truett-McConnell 63
  • Tuesday, Nov 24
    Reinhardt at 8:00pm
    Tennessee State University EST
  • Saturday, Nov 21
    Pikeville at 109
    Montreat 81
  • Saturday, Nov 21
    Point at 62
    Bluefield 76
  • Saturday, Nov 21
    Bryan at 88
    Reinhardt 79
  • Saturday, Nov 21
    St. Andrews at 78
    Milligan 79
  • Saturday, Nov 21
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 92
    Truett-McConnell 76
  • Saturday, Nov 21
    Alice Lloyd College at 75
    Union 81
  • Wednesday, Nov 18
    Montreat at 90
    St. Andrews 118
  • Wednesday, Nov 18
    Union at 82
    Bryan 73
  • Wednesday, Nov 18
    Milligan at (OT) 86
    Tennessee Wesleyan 85
  • Wednesday, Nov 18
    Reinhardt at 87
    Point 77
  • Wednesday, Nov 18
    Bluefield at 85
    Ohio - Chillicothe 64
  • Monday, Nov 16
    Milligan at 68
    Warren Wilson 60
  • Monday, Nov 16
    Johnson Bible at 92
    Bryan 102
  • Sunday, Nov 15
    Reinhardt at 82
    Troy 97
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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.