CMS move up five spots in poll

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team has moved up five spots to No. 12 in the latest D3Hoops basketball poll. The Stags are 14-0. While talent in the SCIAC is up across the board, CMS still has a pretty good shot at running the table. It is that good.

Here is the latest Top 25:

# School (1st votes) Rec Pts Prev.
1 Middlebury (22) 14-0 622 1
2 Virginia Wesleyan (2) 13-1 595 2
3 MIT (1) 16-0 575 3
4 Amherst 13-1 547 5
5 UW-Whitewater 15-1 500 9
6 Mary Hardin-Baylor 15-0 494 8
7 Hope 14-1 450 11
8 Emory 13-1 448 4
9 Whitworth 13-2 428 10
10 Cabrini 14-1 388 13
11 UW-Stevens Point 13-3 343 15
12 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 14-0 319 17
13 Franklin and Marshall 14-1 310 7
14 Birmingham-Southern 14-1 266 19
15 Williams 13-3 237 12
16 Wabash 13-2 211 14
17 Illinois Wesleyan 13-2 206 25
18 William Paterson 13-2 159
19 Augustana 11-4 120 6
20 St. Thomas 10-3 103
21 Wittenberg 12-3 99
22 Wheaton (Ill.) 12-3 97
23 New York University 12-1 87
24 Wooster 12-3 60 16
25 Eastern Connecticut 12-1 57

Dropped out: No. 18 Puget Sound, No. 20 Rhode Island College, No. 21 Buffalo State, No. 22 Oswego State, No. 23 Western Connecticut, No. 24 WPI.

Others receiving votes: Rhode Island College 56; Oswego State 47; Transylvania 42; Washington U. 39; Bethany 37; Western Connecticut 26; Lake Forest 24; Worcester Polytech 18; Hampden-Sydney 16; Ohio Wesleyan 16; UW-River Falls 16; Hardin-Simmons 16; Wesleyan 10; Christopher Newport 6; Puget Sound 6; St. Joseph’s (L.I.) 6; Mary Washington 6; John Carroll 5; St. Mary’s (Md.) 4; Randolph-Macon 4; Grinnell 2; DePauw 1; North Central (Ill.) 1.