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LWC women's basketball moves up to 15th NAIA poll

CU is 5th in NAIA, Pikeville,14, in postseason poll

By David Gerhart

The Blue Raiders move up three places to 15th in the nation as they finished the 2015-16 season with a record of 28-7. Lindsey Wilson garnered 133 voting points.

Campbellsville (KY) is the highest ranked team from the Mid-South Conference in the poll as they moved up to fifth in the rankings with 184 points.

Shawnee State (Ohio) slipped one spot in the poll to No. 6 as they finished the season with a record of 29-6. The Bears earned 173 points.

Pikeville (KY) moved just ahead of the Blue Raiders, as they sit at No. 14 in the poll with 138 points. Pikeville finished 26-9 on the season and they were the only team from the MSC to appear in the NAIA National Championship Semifinals.

Cumberland (TN) is the final team from the MSC ranked inside the top 25 and they were the only new team to move inside the top 25. The Phoenix jumped to No. 23 in the poll with 65 points.

MidAmerica Nazarene (KS) took over the No. 1 spot in the poll as the earned all nine first-place votes and 219 points after they captured the NAIA National Championship this season.

Our Lady of the Lake (TX) slipped to No. 2 with 203 points, while Westmont (CA) dropped to third with 202 total points. Lyon (AR) was the final team inside the top five as they are ranked fourth in the poll with 193 points.

The Blue Raiders concluded their season with a record of 28-7 after they lost to MidAmerica Nazarene in the quarterfinals of the NAIA National Championships.

This story was posted on 2016-03-30 19:05:49
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