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Northern tabbed as 21st best men’s basketball team in the nation in NABC pre-season poll

Northern State men’s basketball has been chosen as the 21st best team in the nation in the pre-season National Association of Basketball Coaches poll released this week.

Picked as the top team in the nation is Northwest Missouri State, the team Northern will open its season up against on the road next Friday.

Other NSIC schools in the poll includes Minnesota-Duluth at #12.

2023-24 Preseason Coaches’ Poll

1. Northwest Missouri State (10)31-33852
2. Nova Southeastern, Fla. (5)36-03521
3. West Liberty, W. Va.33-43335
4. Indiana, Pa.32-23153
5. Indianapolis, Ind. (1)26-53129
6. Lincoln Memorial, Tenn.30-530012
7. West Texas A&M27-727313
8. UNC Pembroke26-42698
9. Central Oklahoma26-621411
10. Augusta, Ga.27-621110
11. Point Loma, Calif.29-42004
12. Minnesota Duluth26-10195NR
13. Cal State San Bernardino31-41596
14. Colorado Mesa25-615020
15. Fort Lewis, Colo.29-41417
16. Bentley, Mass.23-713425
17. Black Hills State, S.D.29-612221
18. Colorado School of Mines26-610014
19. Angelo State, Texas26-79323
20. Emporia State, Kan.23-989NR
21. Northern State, S.D.24-78418
22. Chico State, Calif.13-1682NR
23. Alabama Huntsville27-878NR
24. West Alabama27-66517
25. Mercyhurst, Pa.25-66116


Others receiving votes: Saint Martin’s (Wash.) 49, St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.) 41, Virginia Union 40, USC Aiken 38, North Georgia 37, Southeastern Oklahoma State 21, Azusa Pacific (Calif.) 20, Florida Southern 20, Southern Nazarene (Okla.) 20, Minnesota State 20, Fairmont State (W.Va.) 15, Fayetteville State (N.C.) 15, Ferris State (Mich.) 15, Ashland (Ohio) 12, Missouri-St. Louis 12, Emmanuel (Ga.) 11, Northern Michigan 10, Saint Anselm (N.H.) 10, Saint Leo (Fla.) 10, Daemen (N.Y.) 9, Fort Hays State (Kan.) 9, Embry-Riddle (Fla.) 8, Catawba (N.C.) 7, MSU Moorhead 7, McKendree (Ill.) 6, Miles (Ala.) 5, New Haven (Conn.) 4, Academy of Art (Calif.) 3, Claflin (S.C.) 3, Walsh (Ohio) 3, Illinois Springfield 2, Hillsdale (Mich.) 1.