Southwest Tennessee Community College

For Immediate Release

Date: February 4, 2009

For More Information: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114 / (901) 619-1899


Saluqis Basketball Team Cracks Top 10 in NJCAA Poll

The Southwest Men's Basketball Team, now 16-1 on the season and winners of 15 consecutive games, moved up two spots to number 10 in this week's National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 Poll.

The Saluqis have received outstanding play this season from sophomores Jeremy Williams (team-high 16.5 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game); Myron Strong (14.4 points, 3.3 assists); Reginald Owens (13.8 points, 7.4 rebounds); DeAngelo Riley (11.7 points, team-high 8.1 rebounds, team-high 2.7 blocked shots); and Jeremy Rodgers (9.9 points, 7.2 rebounds).

Southwest will play two conference games this week, both on the road. The Saluqis will travel to Columbia State on February 4 and Dyersburg State on February 7.

Top 25 National Poll | February 3, 2009
Rank College Region Record Points Last Week
1 Chipola College
8
23-1
315
1
2 Southeastern Illinois College
24
19-0
304
2
3 Indian Hills Community College-Ottumwa
11
23-1
292
3
4 North Dakota State College of Science
13
23-0
266
5
5 Miami Dade College
8
20-2
205
9
6 Midland College
5
21-3
204
4
7 South Plains College
5
20-2
201
7
8 Salt Lake Community College
18
19-2
196
6
9 Barton County Community College
6
21-2
193
10
10 Southwest Tennessee Community College
7
16-1
166
12
11 Southwestern Illinois College
24
20-2
147
14
12 Southeastern Community College
11
20-3
142
11
13 Tyler Junior College
14
17-3
110
8
14 Cowley County Community College
6
19-3
92
13
15 North Idaho College
18
20-2
83
18
15 College of Eastern Utah
18
19-2
83
19
17 McLennan Community College
5
21-2
62
16
18 Arizona Western College
1
19-3
51
20
19 Western Oklahoma State College
2
17-4
44
15
20 Monroe College
15
22-2
41
23
21 Shelton State Community College
22
20-2
40
24
22 Jones County Junior College
23
17-3
34
22
23 Jacksonville College
14
18-4
16
25
24 Collin County Community College
5
18-4
15
17
25 South Georgia Technical College
17
20-4
12
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