Oilers Ranked 21st in DII Media Poll

Oilers Ranked 21st in DII Media Poll

The University of Findlay men's basketball team is ranked 21st in the Preseason NCAA Division II Media Poll, which was released on Nov. 8.

The Oilers finished last season with a 20-8 record and were picked as the favorite to win the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) South Division during the 2016-17 campaign.

DII Media Poll

1. West Liberty State
2. Lincoln Memorial
3. Bellarmine
4. Alabama-Huntsville
5. Northwest Missouri State
6. Tarleton State
T7. California Baptist
T7. Saginaw Valley State
9. St. Thomas Aquinas
10. Midwestern State
11. Chico State
12. Barry
13. Minnesota State-Mankato
14. Augustana
15. Southern Connecticut State
16. Alaska-Anchorage
17. Fairmont State
18. Augusta
19. Arkansas-Ft. Smith
20. Angelo State
21. Findlay
22. West Georgia
23. Fort Lewis
24. Southern New Hampshire
25. Wheeling Jesuit

The NCAA Division II Media Poll, Sponsored by D2SIDA, is in its third year of existence. Each of the eight regions has representatives from D2SIDA that coordinate the regional committee, with a regional poll that will be released every Monday during the regular season and the national poll released on Tuesday. These weekly rankings are independent of the official NCAA Regional Rankings that will be released closer to the end of the season.