The Dr. Cavil’s HBCU Mid-Major Division Men’s Basketball Top 10, with poll rankings, team, first-place votes, o = overall, c = conference record, record in parentheses, total points, and previous ranking:

RANK TEAM (1st PLACE VOTES) O / C RECORD TOTAL POINTS PREVIOUS

1.

Talladega Tornadoes (4) (25-5, 9-2)

   65

 1

2.

Wiley Wildcats (1) (22-6, 13-5)

  52

 3

3.

Xavier Gold Rush (22-7, 11-3)

  48

 2

4.

Livingstone Blue Bears (21-7, 11-5)

  36

 4

5.

Fort Valley State Wildcats (19-8, 15-3)

  34

 5

6.

Winston-Salem State Rams (18-11, 11-5)

  29

 6

7.

Fayetteville State Broncos (19-10, 10-6)

  16

 7

8.

Lincoln (PA) Lions (18-9, 10-6)

  11

 8

9.

Tuskegee Golden Tigers (15-11, 12-5)

9

            9

10.

Stillman Tigers (16-12, 11-6)

5

   10

DROPPED OUT:         N/A

RECEIVING VOTES:              Philander Smith Panthers-(18-10, 7-5)-2, Clark-Atlanta Panthers-(15-11,11-7)-1, Paine Lions-(16-12,11-7)-1, #-Benedict Tigers-(16-10,11-7)-1

# = Benedict Tigers-(24-7, 16-2) = TSPN & 3C 2012-2013 HBCU Basketball Men’s Major Division National Champion

Mid-Major Division = NCAA Division II, NAIA Division I and Division II

NOTES: Last Game(s): (February 23 – March 1, 2014) and Next Game(s): (March 2 – March 8, 2014)

No. 1 Talladega Tornadoes defeated Edward Waters Tigers (85-65) in the GCAC Tournament this week.

No. 2 Wiley Wildcats defeated Huston-Tillotson Rams (81-76) in the RRAC Tournament this week.

No. 3 Xavier Gold Rush defeated Dillard Bleu Devils (61-54) in the GCAC Tournament this week.

No. 4 Livingstone Blue Bears defeated Winston-Salem State Rams (78-71) for CIAA Tournament Championship this week.

No. 5 Fort Valley State Wildcats lost to Morehouse Maroon Tigers (68-56) SIAC Tournament.

No. 6 Winston-Salem State Rams lost to Livingstone Blue Bears (78-71) in the CIAA Tournament championship game.

No. 7 Fayetteville State Broncos lost to Livingstone Blue Bears (79-73) in the CIAA Tournament semifinalss

No. 8 Lincoln (PA) Lions lost to Fayetteville State Broncos (81-74) in the CIAA Tournament quarterfinals.

No. 9 Tuskegee Golden Tigers lost to Paine Lions (96-82) in the SIAC Tournament this week.

No. 10 Stillman Tiger lost to LeMoyne-Owen Magicians (83-80) in the SIAC Tournament this week.

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The Dr. Cavil’s HBCU Mid-Major Division Women’s Basketball Top 10, with poll rankings, team, first-place votes, o = overall, c = conference record, record in parentheses, total points, and previous ranking:

RANK TEAM (1st PLACE VOTES) O / C RECORD TOTAL POINTS PREVIOUS

1.

Virginia State Trojans (3) (25-2,    15-1)

  64

 1

2.

#-Wiley Wildcats (2) (27-3,    16-2)

  55

 2

3.

Talladega Tornadoes (2) (24-3,    10-1)

  51

 3

4.

Shaw Bears (21-8,    12-4)

  28

 6

5.

Fayetteville State Broncos (21-7,    12-4)

  23

 4

6.

Xavier Gold Nuggets (20-9,    10-2)

  20

 5

7.

Albany State Golden Rams (19-5,    14-3)

  12

 8

8.

Clark-Atlanta Panthers (18-8,    11-5)

  11

   10

9.

Benedict Tigers (17-9,    11-5)

 9

 7

10.

West Virginia State Yellow Jackets (18-10,  14-8)

7

   NR

DROPPED OUT:  Tuskegee Golden Tigers-(16-10, 12-5)

RECEIVING VOTES:  Winston-Salem State Rams-(15-12, 9-7)-3, Tuskegee Golden Lions-(16-10, 12-5)-1, Philander Smith, Panthers-(17-13, 8-4)-1

NOTES: Last Game(s): (February 23 – March 1, 2014) and Next Game(s): (March 2 – March 8, 2014)

No. 1 Virginia State Trojans lost to Shaw Bears (60-59) in the CIAA Tournament Semifinals and are awaiting the NCAA Division I Tournament bracket announcement.

No. 2 #-Wiley Wildcats defeated Huston-Tillotson Rams (73-64) and will start play in GCAC Tournament this week.

No. 3 Talladega Tornadoes defeated Edward Waters Tigers (103-80) and will start play in GCAC Tournament this week.

No. 4 Shaw Bears defeated Fayetteville State Broncos (73-70) in the CIAA Tournament championship.

No. 5 Fayetteville State Broncos lost to Shaw Bears (73-70) in the CIAA Tournament championship game.

No. 6 Xavier Gold Nuggets defeated Dillard Bleu Devils (63-56) and will start play in GCAC Tournament this week.

No. 7 Albany State Golden Rams defeated Tuskegee Golden Kittens (59-52) and will start play in SIAC Championship this week.

No. 8 Clark-Atlanta Panthers defeated LeMoyne-Owen Magicians (68-64) and will start play in SIAC Championship this week.

No. 9 Benedict Tigers did not play and will start SIAC Championship this week.

No. 10 West Virginia State Yellow Jackets lost to Charleston Golden Eagles (65-64) Mountain East Tournament this week.

# = Wiley Lady Wildcats-(28-4, 19-2) = TSPN & 3C 2012-2013 HBCU Basketball Women’s Major Division

Mid-Major Division = NCAA Division II, NAIA Division I and Division II



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