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December 11, 2012

Connors men move up spot in rankings


Phoenix Staff Reports

— COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Connors State Cowboys moved up one spot in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association men’s basketball poll, advancing from No. 17 to No. 16 in the rankings.

The Cowboys (12-1, 3-0 in the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference) is the only Region 2 team to be ranked.

Connors returns to action on Jan. 8 against OCAC opponent Northeastern A&M in Miami.

NJCAA rankings

MEN

(Team, record, votes)

1, South Plains (10-0, 398). 2, Howard College (11-0, 375). 3, Chipola College (13-0, 358). 4, Hutchinson CC (14-0, 356). 5, Vincennes (11-0, 331). 6, Palm Beach College (14-0, 315). 7,  Iowa Western CC (13-0, 310). 8, Spartanburg Methodist (12-0, 273). 9, Barton CC (12-0, 265). 10, Northwest Florida State (10-1k, 233).

11, Indian Hills CC (11-1, 215). 12, Coffeyville CC (11-1, 215). 13, North Idaho (12-1, 190). 14, Gadsden State CC (9-0, 179). 15, San Jacinto College-Central (11-1, 159). 16, Connors State (12-1, 146). 17, New Mexico JC (10-1, 137). 18, Central Arizona (10-1, 116). 19, Middle Georgia (9-1, 112). 20, Snow College (11-1, 93.)

21-Jones County (10-0, 65). 22, Hagerstown (12-1, 53). 23, Lamar State College (10-1, 49). 24, Marshalltown CC (11-1, 43). 25, Cochise College (10-1, 34).