Men's Basketball ranked Eighth in the Southeast Region

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Anderson men’s basketball team is ranked eighth in the Southeast Region in the latest NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, as released Wednesday afternoon.

South Atlantic Conference leader Lincoln Memorial University dropped to third in the latest rankings, while Anderson is making its first appearance in the poll.

Lincoln Memorial is 23-2 overall and 15-2 in conference play. Against Division II opponents, the Railsplitters are 18-2 and are 17-2 against in-region DII opponents.
Anderson is 17-10 overall. The Trojans are 16-9 against DII opponents.

The regional rankings will be released weekly on Wednesdays through March 2, 2011. 
Eight teams from each of the eight regions will advance to the NCAA Division II tournament.  In the Southeast Region, the tournament champions from the SAC, Peach Belt, and Conference Carolinas will receive an automatic bid, with five more at-large selections.

Anderson closes out the regular season on Saturday at Carson-Newman and is slated to host a first-round SAC Tournament game on Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m., with the opponent yet to be determined.   
                                              Division II  Division II
                                               Overall      In-Region
1. Augusta State                          22-3         22-3
2. Georgia Southwestern State    14-4         14-4
3. Lincoln Memorial                    18-2         17-2
4. Queens (North Carolina)         18-5         18-3
5. Limestone                               18-5         18-5
6. Clayton State                          12-8         12-8
7. Georgia College                      14-8         14-8
8. Anderson (South Carolina)      15-9         15-9
9. South Carolina Aiken              13-9         12-9
10. Barton                                  15-9         15-8

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