• Tuesday, Nov 25
    Montreat vs  
    Warner University  
    Tropical Shootout Invitational from November 25th-30th
  • Tuesday, Nov 25
    St. Andrews at 60
    Bluefield 71
  • Tuesday, Nov 25
    Reinhardt at 80
    Bryan 84
  • Tuesday, Nov 25
    Point at 72
    Truett-McConnell 88
  • Tuesday, Nov 25
    Union at 95
    Tennessee Wesleyan 87
  • Monday, Nov 24
    Milligan at 80
    Lee University 88
  • Monday, Nov 24
    Bluefield State at 73
    Bluefield 83
  • Saturday, Nov 22
    St. Andrews at 94
    Reinhardt 88
  • Saturday, Nov 22
    Bryan at 80
    Point 73
  • Saturday, Nov 22
    Union at 70
    Berea College 74
  • Saturday, Nov 22
    Truett-McConnell at 73
    Tennessee Wesleyan 69
  • Saturday, Nov 22
    Bluefield at 78
    Montreat 81
  • Friday, Nov 21
    Union vs 95
    Asbury 72
  • Friday, Nov 21
    Milligan at 74
    Alice Lloyd College 70
  • Wednesday, Nov 19
    Point at 72
    St. Andrews 79
  • Wednesday, Nov 19
    Bluefield at 74
    Bryan 98
  • Wednesday, Nov 19
    Montreat at 77
    Truett-McConnell 71
  • Wednesday, Nov 19
    Tennessee Wesleyan at 71
    Milligan 75
  • Monday, Nov 17
    Bryan at 69
    North Alabama 82
  • Monday, Nov 17
    Alice Lloyd College at 50
    Union 87
Bluefield College Bryan College Columbia College Milligan College Montreat College Point University
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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.