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Posted: December 9, 2014

In the first NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll of the 2014-2015 regular season, the HIU Royals are ranked number 3 – the highest such ranking in HIU athletics history.  The Royals moved up seven places from their preseason ranking and received three out of nine first place votes. With a current record of 9-0, Hope is one of three remaining undefeated teams. Cal State San Marcos took the top spot with five first place votes.


This poll was determined by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences as well as other unaffiliated groups. The second regular-season Top 25 will be announced on January 6th. To view the complete poll results, click here.


The Royals next home game is against La Sierra University on Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30pm in the Darling Pavilion.


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