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Dordt Men Hold At No. 13 In Poll

February 20, 2013

(Wednesday, February 20; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The Dordt College Defender men’s basketball team held on to the no. 13 spot in the NAIA Division II Coaches’ Poll released on Tuesday, February 19.

The Defenders won its only game of the week, a 104-73 win over then no. 24 Doane, on Saturday, February 16.  Dordt is seeded second in the GPAC post-season tournament that opens Wednesday.

The Defenders are one of three teams from the GPAC in the poll with Northwestern holding on to the no. 5 spot and Hastings enters the poll at no. 24.  Midland and Doane are both in the receiving votes category of the poll.

William Penn maintained its hold on the no. 1 spot with all 13 first place votes and 343 points.

This is the second week in a row Dordt held the no. 13 spot.  Dordt hosts Briar Cliff in a GPAC Quarterfinal round game on Wednesday night at 7:00.  The semifinal round of the tournament is scheduled for Saturday, February 23.

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