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Knights Snatch No. 6 in NJCAA Poll!


CCRI Men's Basketball

CCRI Men's Basketball

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)

2. Herkimer

3. Mohawk Valley

4. Rowan Gloucester

5. Bunker Hill


7. Richland

8. Bristol

9. Rock Valley

10. Prince George's

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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.