Last year, the team of Division III alumni which played in the made-for-TV The Basketball Tournament had a trip to remember, other than the final 18 minutes to forget. This year, a new group of nine players is set to take on one of the top seeds in the tournament.
A chaotic start to the season results in a very different looking Top 25 compared to the preseason poll. Nine teams exit the rankings and are replaced by mainstays, like Whitworth, Amherst and Wooster. How far did the defending champs fall? How many NESCAC teams are ranked? Find out here.
It has been nearly 13 years since we've seen a D3hoops.com men's basketball Top 25 poll, regular season, preseason or postseason, that looked like this. For the first time since 2002, no NESCAC teams are ranked.