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VUU Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation #1 in the Region
« on: January 03, 2017, 03:11:53 PM »

Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation


http://www.vuusports.com/news/2017/1/3/womens-basketball-lady-panthers-now-ranked-3rd-in-nation.aspx


The Virginia Union University women's basketball team continued their climb in the WBCA/USA Today Top 25 rankings by being ranked third in the nation in the latest poll, released on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

 The Lady Panthers are now third in the nation behind Ashland University (14-0) and Emporia State University (12-1).  There are a total of 322 colleges playing women's basketball at the NCAA Division II level.

The ranking marks the highest place a VUU women's team has occupied since the 1982-83 team finished the season as National Champions (last year's squad finished the season ranked #4).

VUU also captured the top spot in the latest D2SIDA Atlantic Region Poll, released on Tuesday, January 3.


 Virginia Union is undefeated at 10-0 overall and 1-0 in the CIAA, and sit atop the Northern Division of the CIAA.







WBCA NCAA DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES POLL - January 3, 2017
 
1 Ashland (14-0) 598 22 1
2 Emporia State (12-1) 556 0 5
3 Virginia Union (9-0) 512 2 6
4 Bellarmine (10-1) 490 0 4
5 Angelo State (10-0) 486 0 7
6 Pittsburg State (11-1) 485 0 3
7 Alaska-Anchorage (10-0) 476 0 8
8 California, PA (11-1) 444 0 2
9 Colorado State-Pueblo (13-0) 422 0 9
10 Lincoln Memorial (11-0) 405 0 10
11 California Baptist (13-2) 362 0 11
12 Drury (11-2) 297 0 14
13 Arkansas Tech (7-1) 267 0 15
14 Winona State (12-2) 261 0 16
15 Seattle Pacific (11-1) 228 0 13
16 Lewis (11-2) 200 0 17
17 Bentley (11-3) 194 0 12
18 Wheeling Jesuit (9-1) 186 0 18
19 Columbus State (8-0) 156 0 23
20 Central Oklahoma (11-1) 104 0 19
21 Grand Valley State (9-3) 98 0 21
21 North Georgia (10-1) 98 0 24
23 Clayton State (9-2) 80 0 22
24 Minnesota State-Moorhead (11-1) 71 0 NR
25 Northern State (10-2) 65 0 25
Dropped Out: No. 20 Florida Southern (8-4).
Others receiving votes: Eckerd (10-2) 52; Saint Mary's, TX (11-2) 29; Adelphi (11-2) 28; Simon Fraser (12-2) 24; Queens, NY (10-3) 17; Central Missouri (10-1) 17; Regis, CO (10-2) 11; West Florida (9-2) 11; Limestone (7-3) 10; Anderson, SC (8-2) 9; Glenville State (9-1) 8; Caldwell (10-3) 7; Fort Hays State (11-2) 7


D2SIDA ATLANTIC REGION POLL

 1. Virginia Union - 40 points - previously 2
 2. California - 35 - 1
 3. Wheeling Jesuit - 31 - 3
 4. Mercyhurst - 30 - 4
 5. Glenville State - 24 - 5
 6. Edinboro - 20 - 8
 7. IUP - 15 - 9
 8. Chowan - 10 - 6
 9. East Stroudsburg - 7 - 10
 10. Bowie State - 5 - NR


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Re: VUU Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation #1 in the Region
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2017, 04:42:07 PM »
Congratulations Lady Panthers!   :clap: :bow:   Shout outs to Lady Hawks and Lady Bulldogs for regional selections.
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Re: VUU Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation #1 in the Region
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2017, 07:29:31 PM »
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Keep it going Lady Panthers  :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: VUU Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation #1 in the Region
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2017, 07:42:28 PM »
 :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: VUU Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation #1 in the Region
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2017, 08:10:50 PM »
Way to go.   :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod: :nod:

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Re: VUU Lady Panthers Now Ranked 3rd in Nation #1 in the Region
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2017, 09:46:43 PM »
 :clap: :bow:
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