PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Eastern Connecticut State University men's basketball team is ranked 20th in the nation according to the latest D3Hoops.com Poll, while Keene State College is among the teams receiving votes in the poll.
The Warriors entered last week's action ranked 24th in the poll, and then dispatched Rhode Island College 86-61 in their Little East Conference (LEC) opener Saturday. Eastern Connecticut improved to 6-0 after winning their only game on the schedule last week.
The Owls, who were also receiving votes last week, have now won four in a row after winning each of their three games played last week. Keene State recorded non-conference victories over Lasell (73-62) and Colby-Sawyer (100-88) before registering an 85-45 win over UMass Boston in its LEC opener Saturday.
The D3hoops.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.