Men's Basketball: Mount Union Ranked No. 20 in D3hoops.com Poll

Men's Basketball: Mount Union Ranked No. 20 in D3hoops.com Poll

Mount Union's men's basketball team is ranked No. 20 in the nation in this week's D3hoops.com Top-25 poll.

The Purple Raiders are 14-3 overall and tied for first place in the Ohio Athletic Conference. The three losses are all on the road by a combined six points and Mount Union has a pair of wins against nationally ranked teams with an 81-67 victory at then No. 16 Wooster along with a 107-70 win over then No. 6 ranked Marietta last week.

It is the first time Mount Union is in the poll since being No. 7 in the 2015-16 preseason poll.

The Raiders host John Carroll in an OAC game Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. in Alliance.

D3hoops.com men's Top 25, Week 8

Through games of Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020:

# School (No. 1 votes) W-L Pts. Prev.
1 Swarthmore (25) 17-0 625 1
2 St. John's 17-1 590 2
3 Randolph-Macon 17-1 554 3
4 Elmhurst 17-1 540 4
5 Colby 17-0 523 5
6 Wittenberg 16-1 466 7
7 St. Thomas 15-2 450 9
8 Emory 14-2 446 8
9 Nebraska Wesleyan 16-2 428 10
10 Middlebury 17-2 395 12
11 Washington U. 14-2 380 13
12 Marietta 15-2 360 6
13 North Central (Ill.) 15-3 297 16
14 Johns Hopkins 15-2 293 15
15 UW-Platteville 15-3 274 11
16 UW-La Crosse 15-2 261 17
17 Wooster 14-3 163 14
18 Virginia Wesleyan 15-3 133 18
19 Albertus Magnus 14-2 130 21
20 Mount Union 14-3 110 --
21 Centre 18-2 104 25
22 Tufts 14-3 103 23
23 Babson 14-3 80 22
24 Yeshiva 14-1 63 --
25 Brandeis 12-4 50 24

Dropped out: No. 19 St. Norbert, No. 20 Whitworth.

Others receiving votes: Springfield 47; WPI 42; Whitworth 35; Whitman 33; St. Norbert 33; East Texas Baptist 25; Albion 21; Christopher Newport 17; UW-Oshkosh 13; Benedictine 13; Augustana 9; RPI 8; Rochester 7; Augsburg 3; Pomona-Pitzer 1.

The D3hoops.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Points are awarded on a 25-24-23-22-etc. basis.