February 19, 2009
USI falls to fourth in regional ranking
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The 20th-ranked University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team fell to fourth in the latest Midwest Regional poll. The Screaming Eagles followed the University of Findlay, which is first nationally and regionally; Bellarmine University, which fell to 22nd nationally in the latest top 25 poll; and Northern Kentucky University, which was ranked fifth in the top 25.
In addition to USI, Bellarmine and NKU, the GLVC is represented by Rockhurst (fifth), Kentucky Wesleyan College (seventh), and Lewis University (eighth). Joining Findlay from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was Lake Superior State University (sixth), Grand Valley State University (ninth), and Hillsdale College (10th).
3. Northern Kentucky
4. Southern Indiana
6. Lake Superior State
7. Kentucky Wesleyan
9. Grand Valley State
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information