Knights Fly to No. 5 in Last NJCAA Poll of 2019!
Warwick, R.I. – February 27, 2019: The CCRI Knights men's basketball team has moved to No. 5 on the NJCAA Division III national rankings. This is the highest ranking for the CCRI men's basketball team of the season and an improvement on last week's No. 6 ranking.
The Knights finished the 2018-19 regular season with an overall record of 27-3 whilst amassing a 24-2 record in Region XXI play. This week saw only one contest when CCRI faced off with Quincy College and won 118-75.
This is the program's highest ranking since the 2012 season where they reached as high as No. 3 in the nation and finished as runner-up's in the National Tournament. The Knights go into the postseason with a 17-game winning streak and seeded No. 1 in the Region XXI Tournament.
Complete NJCAA DIII Rankings:
1. Suffolk County (8 First Place Votes)
3. Mohawk Valley
4. Rowan Gloucester
8. Bunker Hill
9. Rock Valley
10. Prince George's
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England's largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 15,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.