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Whitworth Moves Up to Third

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by Whitworth Athletics

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following a week in which three of the top-five teams in the last D3hoops.com men's top-25 poll lost, Whitworth has moved up one spot to third in this week's poll.

The Pirates improved to 18-1 overall and 10-0 in the NWC with their 17th and 18th consecutive victories last weekend at Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran.  The 18-game winning streak is the third-longest in school history.

Rochester (18-0) moved into the top spot in the poll for the first time this season.  St. Thomas (18-1) dropped from first to second after suffering its first loss of the year last Monday.  Previous #3 Middlebury fell to sixth this week. 

Whitworth will put its national rating on the line when the Pirates take on Lewis & Clark (13-6, 7-3 NWC – 2nd place) on Friday night in the Fieldhouse at 8:00 pm.

D3hoops.com men's Top 25, Week 9

Through games of Sunday, Jan. 27:

#

School (1st votes)

Rec

Pts

Prev.

1

Rochester(23)

18-0

623

2

2

St. Thomas(2)

18-1

566

1

3

Whitworth

18-1

560

4

4

WPI

19-0

551

6

5

UW-Stevens Point

18-2

528

7

6

Middlebury

16-1

464

3

7

North Central (Ill.)

16-3

439

5

8

Wooster

17-2

436

8

9

Williams

17-2

394

9

10

Amherst

17-2

378

14

11

Catholic

17-2

353

10

12

Illinois Wesleyan

16-3

351

16

13

Ramapo

18-2

320

11

14

St. Mary's (Md.)

18-2

299

12

15

UW-Whitewater

15-4

285

13

16

Christopher Newport

15-2

247

15

17

Calvin

17-2

230

17

18

Rhode Island College

16-2

206

21

19

Hampden-Sydney

17-2

186

23

20

Wheaton (Ill.)

15-4

128

25

21

Washington U.

14-4

114

24

22

Transylvania

15-4

108

--

23

Rose-Hulman

17-2

100

--

24

Wesley

16-4

45

--

25

Brandeis

14-4

37

19

Dropped out: No. 18 Albertus Magnus; No. 20 Stevens; No. 22 Ohio Wesleyan.

Others receiving votes: Augustana 24; Albertus Magnus 22; MIT 22; St. Norbert 21; Emory 13; Stevens 11; Albright 9; Ohio Wesleyan 9; UW-Stout 7; Carroll 6; DeSales 5; Randolph 5; Richard Stockton 4; Mary Hardin-Baylor 4; Adrian 4; Centre 2; Lycoming 2; Cortland State 2; Virginia Wesleyan 2; Alvernia 1; SUNY-Old Westbury 1; Lynchburg 1.

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.

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