The MVNU men's basketball team received 53 votes in the NAIA national poll for the 4th straight week. The Cougars, fresh off a road win at Goshen College, sit at 15-4 overall on the season.
The Cougars have victories over #10 Indiana Wesleyan, #21 Northwestern Ohio, and #25 West Virginia Tech. Three of their four losses on the season come against opponents currently ranked in the top 15. The Crossroads League was well represented in the recent poll with four teams ranked in the top 15 (#3 Saint Francis, #9 Bethel, #10 Indiana Wesleyan, #15 Taylor).
The Cougars host #9 Bethel this Saturday inside Ariel Arena. The contest has been selected as the NAIA Network Game of the Week. Tip off is set for 3 p.m., following the women's game at 1 p.m.