Lynn Men’s Basketball Back Inside Nation’s Top-20

March 14, 2019 

Men’s Basketball 

National Rankings

Contact: Alex Slocum aslocum@lynn.edu


BOCA RATON, Fla. 
– Lynn University’s men’s basketball team moved up two spots to No. 18 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll, marking the 14th consecutive week the Fighting Knights have been nationally ranked.

The Blue and White did fall out of the coaches poll this week from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) however, positioned one spot outside of the rankings. On the media poll, Lynn moved up from No. 20 to a tie for No. 18.

The Fighting Knights have now been nationally ranked for 14 consecutive weeks, with the team’s No. 11 post six weeks ago on the media poll marking the team’s highest ranking this season.

A Florida Southern win over Nova Southeastern in the championship of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament shifted the remainder of the league’s teams a bit. NSU still leads the way for the SSC, coming in at No. 5 (NABC) and No. 4 (D2SIDA). Florida Southern is tabbed No. 25 (NABC) and No. 14 (D2SIDA).

Northwest Missouri State holds its spot at the top of both polls for the sixth week in a row as the only undefeated team left in the country (32-0).

About the Fighting Knights
Lynn University’s national champion Fighting Knights compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and volleyball. The university’s 19 intercollegiate teams are home to nearly 300 student athletes. Lynn is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution and winner of 24 national championships and 38 Sunshine State Conference titles. Representing spirit, service and strength, the Fighting Knights strive for greatness through athletic performance and academic excellence.

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Alex Slocum 
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications 
Athletics 

Lynn University 
3601 North Military Trail 
Boca Raton, FL 33431
aslocum@lynn.edu
lynnfightingknights.com

+1 561-237-7000 | lynn.edu

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