Southwest Men's Basketball Team Ranked 11th in National Pre-Season Poll

The Southwest men's basketball team will begin the season as one of the top-ranked teams in the country. The National Junior College Athletic Association has released its Division 1 pre-season poll and the Saluqis are ranked 11th.

It's the second straight season Southwest has been ranked among the NJCAA's top teams in the pre-season and the sixth time since the 2003-04 season. In addition, this year's number 11 pre-season ranking is the second highest ever for Southwest with a number 9 ranking the highest in the 2006-07 season.

Top 25 National Poll | October 27, 2014

  1. Vincennes University
  2. Trinity Valley Community College
  3. South Plains College
  4. Columbia State Community College
  5. College of Southern Idaho
  6. Indian Hills Community College
  7. Chipola College
  8. Salt Lake Community College
  9. Gillette College
  10. Daytona State College
  11. Southwest Tennessee Community College
  12. New Mexico Junior College
  13. Kilgore College
  14. Northwest Florida State College
  15. Seward County Community College
  16. Paris Junior College
  17. Harcum College
  18. Howard College
  19. State Fair Community College
  20. McLennan Community College
  21. North Idaho College
  22. Hutchinson Community College
  23. Arizona Western College
  24. East Mississippi Community College
  25. Wallace State Community College-Hanceville