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Basketball: LWC Women up 4 spots to No. 20 in NAIA Top 25

Campbellsville University is No. 18

By Chris Wells,Sports Information Director
News from Lindsey Wilson College

KANSAS CITY, MO - The Lindsey Wilson College women's basketball jumped two spots to No. 20 in the latest NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top-25 Poll, released on Monday, January 9, 2012, by NAIA officials.

The Blue Raiders (12-4) received 120 voting points from the 12 coaches that make up the national raters.

Since the last poll on December 12, Lindsey Wilson has won eight of nine games, including wins over three ranked opponents.

Lindsey Wilson is one of five Mid-South Conference schools in the poll. No. 8-ranked University of the Cumberlands (KY), No. 9-ranked Shawnee State (Ohio) University, No. 15-ranked Georgetown (KY) College and No. 18-ranked Campbellsville (KY) University join Lindsey Wilson to help the MSC place the most ranked teams from a single conference in the poll.

Oklahoma City University (14-0) is a unanimous No. 1 with 312 voting points. Union (TN) University (15-1) is No. 2 with 298 voting points followed by Freed Hardeman (TN) University (14-2) at third with 292 voting points.

The poll is voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each conference, the independents and unaffiliated groups. The next poll is scheduled to be announced on Monday, January 16.

This story was posted on 2012-01-10 09:53:23
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