Three MCAC Women's Basketball Teams in Latest Poll

Three MCAC Women's Basketball Teams in Latest Poll

Rochester, MN-

The sixth edition of the NJCAA Division III Women's Basketball Top 10 poll features three squads from the Minnesota College Athletic Conference, up by one team from last week's rankings.  

Northland Community & Technical College continues to hold down the #3 spot in the national poll.   The Pioneers have started MCAC North play in strong fashion, handing Itasca Community College a 78-49 defeat to start their Divisional schedule. NCTC is 1-0 in the MCAC North and 11-3 overall. 

Rochester Community & Technical College broke into the Top 10 this week at #10 with a pair of MCAC Southern Division wins; RCTC beat St. Cloud Technical & Community College 70-56 and Western Technical College, 90-51 over the past week.  The Yellowjackets are 11-4 overall so far on the season. 

Hibbing Community College is in the "Receiving Votes" category of the 1/17/18 NJCAA poll.  The Cardinals are 1-1 in the MCAC North, falling to Rainy River 71-66 and beating Mesabi Range College 68-47 to open Divisional action.   HCC punches in with a 11-4 overall mark for the 2018-19 campaign. 

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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.