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Knights shoot to No. 5 in NJCAA Nation poll!


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The CCRI Knights men’s basketball team is coming off an excellent week that saw them defeat UConn-Avery Point 74-57 and the second ranked defensive team in the nation (NJCAA Division II statistics)  Orange County Community College 74-54.  For the past two weeks they were ranked No.11 in the latest NJCAA Division II basketball poll they shot up to No. 5 in the nation with a perfect 6-0 record.  This is the highest ranking the Knights have had since they were ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA Division II poll December 13th 2005.

The Knights are not the only team form Region XXI in the national rankings as divisional foe Massasoit Community College form Brockton, MA is ranked No. 18 with a perfect 5-0 record.  This is setting-up a huge early season Top 20 Region XXI showdown on Thursday at Massasoit Community College in Brockton, MA.  The Knights will face the Warriors at 8:00pm as the second game in a doubleheader.  The Lady Knights will play the Warriors at 6:00pm at Massasoit CC.  The game Thursday will be the Knights’ biggest test to date and will set the tone for their very tough upcoming Region XXI Division II schedule.

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Last Updated: 3/6/18