Alex Hines Presents HBCU Sports Basketball Polls #5

By Alex Hines, Senior Writer

In the Division 1 Men’s Poll, the only change is North Carolina Aggies are now ranked fifth after splitting with FAMU while Texas Southern, who lost at home by 2 to top ranked Prairie View is out.

In the Women’s Division 1 Poll, Howard and Morgan swapped places from a week ago.

In the Small School Men’s Poll, no changes was made.

In the Small School Women’s Poll, there is a new number 1 and that is now the Tuskegee Golden Tigers after taking 3 of 4 games from previously #23 ranked in the Women’s Division 2 poll Benedict. The Golden Tigers had not beaten Benedict since 2013.

 

Division 1 Men’s Basketball Top Five

  1. Prairie View A&M 8-4
  2. Norfolk State 12-7
  3. Morgan State 11-6
  4. Jackson State 7-5
  5. North Carolina A&T 9-10

Others: Texas Southern 7-8, Grambling State 9-9, Alabama A&M 6-3, Hampton 9-13, Coppin State 7-12

 

Division 1 Women’s Basketball Top Five

  1. North Carolina A&T 10-2
  2. Alabama State 10-2
  3. Howard 11-3
  4. Jackson State 12-4
  5. Morgan State 9-3

Others: Alabama A&M 7-4, Southern 8-9, Grambling State 7-8

 

Small Schools Men’s Basketball Top Five Division 2/NAIA – No Changes

  1. Talladega 22-2
  2. Stillman 14-2
  3. Xavier (LA) 10-4
  4. Lincoln (MO) 11-9
  5. Dillard 7-2

 

Others: West Virginia State 7-5, Edward Waters 11-7, Benedict 5-1, Miles 4-1

 

Schools Women’s Basketball Top Five Division 2/NAIA

  1. Tuskegee 12-1
  2. Rust 11-1
  3. Talladega 13-2
  4. Edward Waters 11-4
  5. Benedict 8-3

Others: Savannah State 4-1

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