2016 - 17 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll — March 8

March 08, 2017

By: Chad Waller, Director of Athletics Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — LSU-Alexandria (La.) holds the No. 1 ranking in the final edition of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced Wednesday by the national office. The Generals have held the top spot in each of the last six polls. The postseason edition of the Top 25 poll will be announced on March 29.

2016 – 17 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – March 8 (Final)

RANK LAST WEEK^ SCHOOL (1ST PLACE VOTES) 2016-17 RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 LSU-Alexandria (La.) (10) 31-0 250
2 2 William Penn (Iowa) 30-3 242
3 3 Dalton State (Ga.) 27-4 232
4 4 Carroll (Mont.) 26-5 226
5 5 Hope International (Calif.) 25-7 214
6 6 Columbia (Mo.) 26-5 204
7 10 Dillard (La.) 24-7 199
8 14 The Master's (Calif.) 26-4 191
9 20 Life (Ga.) 22-10 179
10 9 Texas Wesleyan 24-7 177
10 8 Pikeville (Ky.) 26-7 177
12 7 Biola (Calif.) 26-5 168
13 10 Montana Western 24-7 156
14 13 William Carey (Miss.) 26-7 151
15 12 Georgetown (Ky.) 23-7 139
16 16 SAGU (Texas) 23-9 128
17 15 LSU Shreveport (La.) 20-9 122
18 17 Park (Mo.) 21-7 112
19 18 Westmont (Calif.) 24-7 99
20 19 Talladega (Ala.) 22-10 97
21 22 Langston (Okla.) 22-9 83
22 21 Cumberlands (Ky.) 22-8 74
23 22 Grand View (Iowa) 20-10 73
24 25 Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 22-10 63
25 NR Wiley (Texas) 23-9 54

Dropped from rankings: No. 24 Benedictine (Kan.)

Others Receiving Votes: Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 36; Benedictine (Kan.) 28; Oklahoma City 22; Loyola (La.) 19; Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 18; Southwestern Christian (Okla.) 14; Harris-Stowe State (Mo.) 14; Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 8; Mount Mercy (Iowa) 8.

^ Previous ranking occurred Feb. 28, 2017

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