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South Plains College is unanimous No. 1 in junior college men's basketball poll; Paris' Dragons are No. 33

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — South Plains College (20-0) received every first-place vote and remains in first place in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association poll of Division I junior college men’s basketball teams.

The top 7 are unchanged from last Tuesday. Coffeyville is second, Northwest Florida State third, Indian Hills fourth, Monroe College fifth, Vincennes sixth and College of Southern Utah seventh.

South Plains, from Levelland, Texas, is one of four Region 5 teams listed in the poll. Odessa (18-3) is at No. 14, McLennan (20-3) at No. 19, and Howard (14-5) at No. 38.

Two Region 14 teams are mentioned in the poll. Lamar State College-Port Arthur (16-4) is No. 30, and Paris (15-4) is No. 33.

Top 20 National Poll | January 31, 2012
RankCollegeRecordPointsLast Wk
1. South Plains College520-03201
2. Coffeyville CC619-12972
3. NW Florida State College820-12873
4. Indian Hills CC-Ottumwa1121-12774
5. Monroe College1522-22535
6. Vincennes University1221-22366
7. College of Southern Idaho1820-22137
8. Pensacola State College820-319710
9. Barton CC619-215910
10. Cochise College120-214214
11. Eastern Oklahoma State College219-213413
12. Seward County CC618-31249
13. North Dakota State College of Science1321-212415
14. Odessa College518-31048
15. Shelton State CC2218-39416
16. Western Nebraska CC918-37019
17. Kankakee CC419-344RV
18. Georgia Perimeter College1719-433RV
19. McLennan CC520-331RV
20. Santa Fe College819-325RV
Other schools receiving votes
CollegeRegionRecordPointsLast Week
21. Mississippi Gulf Coast CC2315-220RV
22. East Mississippi CC2313-219RV
23. North Idaho College1818-41712
23. Northeast Mississippi CC2312-41718
25. Missouri State University – West Plains1617-515RV
26. Wabash Valley College2417-314RV
27. Southern Union State CC2216-213RV
28. Indian River State College817-312RV
29. Lawson State CC2216-411RV 3
30. Lamar State College – Port Arthur1416-410RV
31. Colby CC617-48RV
32. Hagerstown CC2019-37RV
33. Chipola College818-5517
33. Olney Central College2417-3520
33. Otero Junior College918-35RV
33. Paris Junior College1415-45NR
37. Middle Georgia College1714-64NR
38. Howard College 514-53NR
39. Palm Beach State College818-42NR
39. Moberly Area CC1613-62NR
41. Miles CC918-41RV
41. Highland CC – Illinois415-41RV
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