Men’s basketball hangs on in D2SIDA regional poll

Men’s basketball hangs on in D2SIDA regional poll

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's basketball team hung on to a spot in the Division II Sports Information Directors Association (D2SIDA) South Region Media Poll on Monday, checking in at number nine.

The Lions were ranked eighth in the week one ranking list, and dropped one spot after a 1-1 week on the court. Saint Leo fell to Eckerd, 80-68, in a midweek road contest, and toppled Nova Southeastern, 93-88, on Saturday at the Bowman Center.

Saint Leo is one of four Sunshine State Conference teams in the regional ranking, trailing No. 2 Barry, No. 6 Florida Southern, and No. 7 Rollins.

The complete D2SIDA South Region Poll follows:

D2SIDA South Region Media Poll
Week 2 (11/23/2015)
1. Alabama-Huntsville (1), 3-1 – 48 pts.
2. Barry (1), 3-1 – 45
3. Union, Tenn. (3), 3-0 – 44
4. Delta State, 3-1 – 37
5. West Georgia (1), 2-1 – 35
6. Florida Southern, 2-2 – 28
7. Rollins, 5-0 – 23
8. Benedict, 3-1 – 19
9. Saint Leo, 3-1 – 18
10. Shorter, Ga., 4-0 – 17

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