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Local MEC Basketball Teams Place in NCAA Regional Rankings

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Six men's basketball teams from the Mountain East Conference are ranked in the most recent NCAA Atlantic Regional Rankings released today.

The MEC held six of the 10 possible slots, including West Liberty, which held down the top spot in the region. Charleston came in ranked fourth followed by Shepherd in fifth. Glenville State was in the eighth spot, with Fairmont State (ninth) and West Virginia Wesleyan (10th). The Bobcats were not ranked last week in the initial regional rankings.

The Atlantic Region is comprised of schools from the MEC, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). The PSAC had four teams in the regional rankings. The top eight teams in the final region rankings will earn bids to the NCAA Tournament.

 

NCAA D-II MEN'S BASKETBALL

ATLANTIC REGION

1. West Liberty 21-2

2. East Stroudsburg 23-1

3. Indiana (Pa.) 22-3

4. Charleston 17-7

5. Shepherd 19-7

6. Gannon 18-8

7. West Chester 18-7

8. Glenville State 16-9

9. Fairmont State 15-9

10. West Virginia Wesleyan 16-10

 

Three women's basketball teams from the Mountain East Conference are in the latest NCAA Atlantic Regional Rankings released today.

Glenville State, which was first in the region last week, moved to second behind Gannon. Fairmont State remained sixth in the region, and West Liberty was 10th. 

The Atlantic Region is comprised of schools from the MEC, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). The PSAC had four teams in the regional rankings and the CIAA had the other three spots. The top eight teams in the final region rankings will earn bids to the NCAA Tournament.

 

NCAA D-II WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

ATLANTIC REGION

1. Gannon 23-2

2. Glenville State 23-3

3. Edinboro 20-5

4. Bloomsburg 22-3

5. Virginia State 20-1

6. Fairmont State 15-8

7. California (Pa.) 17-6

8. Shaw 16-8

9. Fayetteville State 17-6

10. West Liberty 16-9