Knights Garner No. 10 in NJCAA National Ranking!
Warwick, R.I. – January 30, 2019: The CCRI Knights men's basketball team has moved up to No. 10 on the NJCAA DIII national ranking. This is the first ranking for the CCRI men's basketball program of the season and the first in several years.
The Knights are 19-3 overall and 16-2 in Region XXI play. A crucial 76-70 victory over then fifth ranked Bunker Hill last week was enough to warrant a serious push into the top 10 teams in the nation. Most recently, CCRI squeezed out a 66-65 win over the Rams of Springfield Technical Community College.
Complete NJCCA DIII Rankings:
1. Suffolk County (8 First Place Votes)
3. Mohawk Valley
5. Rowan Gloucester
6. Prince George's
7. Bunker Hill
8. Rock Valley
9. St. Cloud Tech
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.