Knights Snatch No. 6 in NJCAA Poll!
Warwick, R.I. – February 21, 2019: The CCRI Knights men's basketball team has moved to No. 6 on the NJCAA Division III national rankings. This is the highest ranking for the CCRI men's basketball program of the season and an improvement of last week's No. 7 ranking.
The Knights are 26-3 overall and 23-2 in Region XXI play. The week started off on a high note as the Knights dispatched then ranked No. 4 Bristol Community College 89-85. This was quickly followed by a convincing 113-60 victory over Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology. The week of action was capped by a 100-78 win over Roxbury Community College.
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.
Complete NJCAA DIII Rankings:
1. Suffolk County (8 First Place Votes)
3. Mohawk Valley
4. Rowan Gloucester
5. 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.