Men's basketball team jumps to No. 2 in national poll
RELEASED: February 20, 2008
DANVILLE, KY—The Colonels rallied to defeat DePauw University this weekend 69-66 to improve to a 21-1 overall record and a 12-0 record in conference play. The team made school and conference history with their 21st-straight win.
The Colonels also jump to the No. 2 spot in the latest D3hoops.com Top-25 poll. The team stands at No. 1 in the D3hoops South Region poll.
Centre has not lost since a season-opening defeat to Rust College. The Colonels can complete the perfect conference season with wins at Ogelthorpe on Friday, Feb. 22 and at Sewanee on Saturday, Feb 24.
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