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PHENOM ELITE WEEK 5 NCBBA TOP 20

To date, three Phenom Elite Top 20 Polls have been released, and now, three different #1’s.  In the Preseason Top 20, the defending champs, East Carolina University sat at the top.  Then in the Week 3 Top 20, SIU Edwardsville-White claimed the #1 spot.  Well, in the Phenom Elite Week 5 NCBBA Top 20, the Buckeyes from Ohio State are the King of the Hill after a terrific start.  UMass-Lowell made a big jump as well, only 2 points back of OSU going from #6 to #2.  A ton of movement this week along with 5 newcomers to the Top 20!  So be sure to check out the Phenom Elite Week 5 NCBBA Top 20 to see where your team came in.

NEXT POLL RELEASE DATE: 12/12/19

PHENOM ELITE WEEK 3 NCBBA TOP 20

The 2019-2020 NCBBA-Men’s season opens up, and a new #1 is crowned!  The Preseason Top 20 favored the reigning national champions, East Carolina, but after two weeks of play, SIU-Edwardsville White takes over as King of the Mountain in the Phenom Elite Week 3 NCBBA Top 20 after a 3-0 start to the season.  East Carolina actually fell two spots to #3, with the University of Pittsburgh making their presence felt coming in at #2.  Ohio State University and Boston College round out the top-5.  Check out where all the teams landed this week!

Next Poll Released a day early on 11/27/18

PITT CAPTURES TITLE AT FIRST EVER FALL TIP-OFF

In the first-ever Fall Tip-Off Tournament in State College, the University of Pittsburgh Men’s Club Basketball Team went a perfect 6-0 after defeating Ohio State University (5-1) 97-90 in the Championship Game.  A total of 30 games were played in less than 48 hours and lots of fun and good competition was had by all.  Check out the full results HERE.

PHENOM ELITE PRESEASON TOP 20

East Carolina University picks up right where they left off after winning the National Championship in 2019 as king of the mountain in the Phenom Elite Preseason Top 20!  Click on the link to see how the rest of the Top 20 shakes out.

-Next poll release: 11/14/19

GREAT LAKES REGION TEAM PREVIEWS

The Great Lakes Region is stacked with talent especially with the addition of a new conference for the 2019-20 season.  It should be an exciting regular season that culminates with the top two teams from each conference making it to the Regional Tournament.  With all the gifted teams representing the Region, who will be crowned Great Lakes Regional Champion in 2020 and represent the Region at the National Championship Tournament?  Check out the Great Lakes Region Team Previews to find out.

SOUTH ATLANTIC TEAM PREVIEWS

The South Atlantic Region features the defending National Champions, East Carolina University.  In fact, including this past year, ECU has won a total of 3 National Championships in 2015, 2016, & 2019.  The NCBBA has only be in existence for 6 years, meaning ECU averages a National Championship every other year.  There are some really talented teams in the South Atlantic, so can anyone take the defending champions down in 2019-2020?  If so, who will it be?  Or will ECU claim another B2B National Championship like they did in 2015 and 2016?  You’ll have to check out the South Atlantic Region Team Previews to find out!

NORTH ATLANTIC REGION TEAM PREVIEWS

The North Atlantic Region welcomed a new conference to the Region in 2019-2020.  With a total of 28 teams in the Region, it should be an exciting race to the finish.  The Regional Tournament will now comprise of 8 teams; the top two from each conference.  The regular season will certainly be exciting, but who will represent the region in Regional’s and who will eventually represent the Region at the National Championship.  Check out the North Atlantic Region Team Previews to find out.

MID-ATLANTIC REGION TEAM PREVIEWS

The Mid-Atlantic Region has a wealth of talent ready to show the NCBBA that it is a region to be reckoned with.  The Region now features two conferences with the top two teams from each conference making it to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament. Who will be there in 2020, and who will eventually be crowned King of the Mountain and represent the Mid-Atlantic Region in the 2020 NCBBA National Championship Tournament.  Check out the Mid-Atlantic Team Previews to find out!

NEW ENGLAND REGION TEAM PREVIEWS

The New England Region is stacked with talent especially with the addition of a new conference for the 2019-20 season.  It should be an exciting regular season that culminates with the top two teams from each conference making it to the Regional Tournament.  With all the gifted teams representing the Region, who will be crowned New England Regional Champion in 2020 and represent the Region at the National Championship Tournament?  Check out the New England Region Team Previews to find out.