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CCRI Knights leap to No. 3 in National Poll!
The CCRI Knights men’s basketball team has moved up to no. 3 in the latest NJCAA Division II men’s basketball poll. The Knights have had an historical season winning a program record tying 26 wins against just four losses. In addition with its 26th victory this year the Knights have reached 900 wins as a program.
The next thing on the schedule for the Knights is the Region XXI Tournament. The Region XXI men’s basketball tournament is scheduled to be played at the CCRI Knight Campus in Warwick on Friday March 2nd and Sunday March 4th. The team participating are: No. 1 seed and nationally No. 7 ranked (NJCAA DII poll) Community College of Rhode Island from Warwick, RI; No. 2 seed Dean College from Franklin, MA; and No. 3 seed Orange County Community College from Middletown, NY and Region XV. The third Region XXI team and No. 19 ranked (NJCAA DII poll) Massasoit Community College was deemed ineligible for the tournament due to too a regional bylaw regarding too many technical fouls accrued during the season. The winner of the Region XXI tournament will host the Northeast District Tournament the weekend of March 10th and 11th versus the Region XIX Champion.
The Region XXI tournament schedule is as follows:
Friday March 2, 2012
No. 2 seed Dean College vs. No. 3 seed Orange County CC @ 7:00 pm
Location: CCRI Knight Campus in Warwick, RI
Sunday March 4, 2012
No.1 seed CCRI vs. winner of Dean OCCC game @ 1:00 pm
Location: CCRI Knight Campus – Warwick, RI