GCSU Mens Basketball Jumps to #14 in Nation
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Riding a win streak now up to 12 games, the Georgia College & State University men's basketball team (18-2, 11-0 PBC) was rewarded in this week's National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II National Poll, leaping to the No. 14 spot.
Georgia College improves an amazing seven spots from last week, this being Georgia College's third straight week in the top-25. Last week, the Bobcats beat North Georgia and Clayton State University.
The Bobcats rank second among Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools in the list behind No. 7 Augusta State University. Arkansas Tech maintains the top spot with a 21-0 record.
The Bobcats are back in action Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in a ranked showdown at ASU, one of the biggest games in the conference this season.
The GCSU Department of Athletics, winners of the 2008-09 PBC Commissioner's Cup, 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. Sign up at Twitter.com username GCSUSID for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.