Southwest Tennessee Community College

November 22, 2006

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/ (901) 619-1899 / Kimberly Kreider (901) 333-4023

SOUTHWEST CLIMBS TO FIFTH IN NJCAA RANKINGS
Release written by Keith Gentry


The Southwest men’s basketball team moved up four spots to number five in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 poll. It is the highest ranking ever for Southwest, which is currently 6-0 on the season. The Saluqis, coached by Verties Sails Jr., are the defending Region VII champions and were ranked ninth in the NJCAA pre-season poll.
 

Place

College

Location

Record

Points

1st Pl Votes

Last Week

1

Chipola College

Marianna, FL

5-0

158

14

0

 

2

Arizona Western College

Yuma, AZ

4-0

122

0

0

 

3

Redlands Community College

El Reno, OK

8-0

118

0

0

 

4

San Jacinto College-Central

Pasadena, TX

6-0

106

1

0

 

5

Southwest Tennessee Community College

Memphis, TN

6-0

83

0

0

 

6

Indian Hills Community College-Ottumwa

Ottumwa, IA

6-0

52

0

0

 

7

Mineral Area College

Park Hills, MO

7-0

49

0

0

 

8

Howard College (TX)

Big Spring, TX

6-0

33

1

0

 

9

Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, IA

7-1

23

0

0

 

10

Georgia Perimeter College

Decatur, GA

7-1

20

0

0

 

11

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee, FL

6-1

19

0

0

 

12

Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

Hanceville, AL

5-0

14

0

0

 

12

Coffeyville Community College

Coffeyville, KS

6-1

14

0

0

 

12

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, ID

6-0

14

0

0

 

15

Itawamba Community College

Fulton, MS

5-0

12

0

0

 

16

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson, KS

7-0

10

0

0

 

17

Northeastern Junior College

Sterling, CO

7-0

8

0

0

 

18

Okaloosa-Walton College

Niceville, FL

6-0

5

0

0

 

19

Odessa College

Odessa, TX

8-0

4

0

0

 

19

John A. Logan College

Carterville, IL

7-0

4

0

0