Calvin Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Both in D3hoops.com Top 25 Polls
Monday, January 14, 2013
For the first time since week four of the 2007-08 season, the Calvin men’s basketball team has cracked the D3hoops.com Top 25 poll. The Knights are ranked 21st in this week’s poll after having received votes last week but missing out on cracking the top 25. Meanwhile, the Calvin women’s basketball team continues to hold the number-two spot in the latest D3hoops.com Top 25 poll. It marks the third straight week that the Knights have held the number-two spot in the poll.
The Calvin men’s basketball team holds a 13-2 overall record and is off to its best start since the 1999-2000 season. The Calvin women’s basketball team is 13-1 overall and has lost just three games over the past two years.
The Calvin men’s basketball team is currently tied for first place in the MIAA standings with Hope with a 4-0 conference record. The two longtime rivals will meet Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at Calvin’s Van Noord Arena in the 183rd meeting between the two teams. The game will be televised live throughout West Michigan on WGVU-TV 35/52 with the video stream of the telecast also available through the Calvin website at: http://new.livestream.com/calvin-college
The Calvin women’s basketball team is coming off a 64-59 victory over rival Hope Saturday night. Calvin is in sole possession of first place in the MIAA standings at 7-0 in conference play.
The Knights are at Adrian on Wednesday for a 6 p.m. contest. The game will feature a live video stream broadcast at: http://adrianbulldogs.com/sports/w-baskbl/stream