ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference had four schools ranked in this week's NCAA Southeast Region Men's Basketball poll, which was released by the NCAA on Wednesday (Feb. 27). Queens earned the No. 1 spot in the poll, followed by Lincoln Memorial at No. 5, Catawba at No. 7 and Lenoir-Rhyne came in at No. 8.
In addition to the four SAC schools ranked in this week's poll, there are four schools from the Peach Belt and two from Conference Carolinas.
The Royals of Queens entered the ranking with a 24-3 overall record and are ranked No. 9 in the latest National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) national poll. The Royals have won six in a row, and have been victorious in nine of their last ten games.
Lincoln Memorial has an overall record of 19-6 and have also won six games in a row, including eight of their last ten.
The Catawba Indians come into the ranking with an overall record of 19-7, while Lenoir-Rhyne has an overall record of 18-8.
The rankings are the official poll utilized by the NCAA in the championship selection process and will continue to be released each week by the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Committee up to the NCAA Championship selections.
NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Regional Rankings can be found at https://www.ncaa.com/rankings/basketball-men/d2/regional-ranking.