January 14, 2009

Bobcat Men Earn Votes in National Poll

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Georgia College & State University men's basketball team (9-1, 3-1 PBC) has won five straight games, and is now earning national recognition. For the first time this season, the Bobcats are receiving votes in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II National Poll. 

The Bobcat men are seventh on the list of others receiving votes, picking up 11 nods this week, ahead of Peach Belt Conference (PBC) foes Clayton State University, who had reached as high as No. 16 earlier this year.

Three PBC teams are in the top-25 this week, led by No. 7 Augusta State University. USC Aiken is at No. 10, while Armstrong Atlantic State University has a No. 25 slot.

The Bobcats are in action tonight at the No. 25 Pirates, set for a 7:30 p.m. estimated tip. Action will be available on Country 102FM and on the web at www.country102fm.com.

Visit www.GCSU.edu/Bobcats to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame. The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement.