New JC basketball rankings in . . .

As expected the SBVC men’s basketball team dropped from its perch of No. 1 in the state poll released on Monday.

The Wolverines (9-1) suffered their first loss last week against Mt. SAC in the Wells Fargo Classic at Riverside. They bounced back with two nice wins after that, including a heart-stopping 71-70 win over Antelope Valley in which the difference was a buzzer-beater by Syndey Hall.

SBVC fell to No. 3 with Riverside, which won the tournament, inheriting the top spot.There is lots of local representation in the top 10 with Citrus at No. 4 and Mt. SAC at No. 6.

In the South Region, SBVC is No. 2, Citrus No. 3, Mt. SAC No. 4, Chaffey No. 11 and Barstow No. 15.

On the women’s side SBVC (7-2) jumped tow places to No. 7. It losses have been to No. 1 Ventura and No. 5 Mt. SAC.