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Sports Shorts: Jimmie men ranked No. 13

Jimmies up to No. 13

University of Jamestown men's basketball moved up two positions in latest NAIA Division II men's basketball top 25 coaches' poll released Tuesday, Feb. 19. The Jimmies jumped from No. 15 to No. 13 after defeating No. 2 Morningside (Iowa) 88-75 last Saturday at Harold Newman Arena.

The Jimmies open the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament tomorrow hosting Hastings College (Neb.) at 6 p.m. The final D-II men's basketball poll will be released Feb. 27.

NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll

(First-place votes in parenthesis)

Poll 6

Team Rec. Pts. LW

1. Oklahoma Wesleyan (7) 28-2 308 1

2. Morningside, Iowa (4) 25-2 305 2

3. Indiana Wesleyan (1) 25-2 292 5

4. WVU Tech 26-4 277 9

5. Spring Arbor, Mich. 24-6 266 T3

6. Oregon Tech 24-6 264 10

7. College of Idaho 25-5 248 T3

8. Southwestern, Kan. 24-4 244 T6

9. Marian, Ind. 24-6 203 T6

10. Cornerstone, Mich. 23-7 216 8

11. Mount Vernon, Ohio 24-6 203 T6

12. Union, Ky. 23-6 202 14

13. Jamestown 25-5 198 15

14. Indiana East 23-7 196 13

15. Briar Cliff, Iowa 20-7 162 12

16. Olivet Nazarene, Ill. 23-7 158 21

17. Warner, Fla. 21-9 144 16

18. Dakota Wesleyan, SD 21-8 136 T18

19. Montreat, NC 21-6 118 T18

20. Bethel, Ind. 21-9 112 17

21. Indiana Northwest 23-6 106 23

22. Friends, Kan. 21-8 97 22

23. Southeastern, Fla. 20-0 93 20

24. Madonna, Mich. 22-8 79 NR

25. IU Kokomo, Ind. 23-6 73 24

Dropped out: Northwest Christian (Ore.)

Others receiving votes: Presentation (N.D.) 43; Milligan (Tenn.) 39, Northwest Christian (Ore) 38; Ave Maria (Fla.) 23; Indiana Tech 19; Holy Cross (Ind.) 17; Washington Adventist (Md.) 12; Corban (Ore.) 9; Saint Francis (Ind.) 9; Antelope Valley (Calif.) 5.

Spring coed volleyball leagues

Jamestown Parks and Recreation has announced the forming of coed spring volleyball teams. Team fee for the pair of eight-week leagues, which begin March 6, is $200.

In order to participate, teams must have rosters and fees turned into the Parks and Rec office by Feb. 27. A $50 late fee will be added after the deadline.

Registration forms are available at the Parks and Rec office (1002 2nd Ave. SE) or at www.jamestownparksandrec.com. Call John at 252-3982 for more information.