INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Michigan Tech women's basketball team remained at No. 4 in the second NCAA Division II Midwest Region Poll, announced Wednesday by the national office. The Huskies are one of four Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams ranked in this poll and are 17th nationally in the latest WBCA Coaches' Top 25 Poll that was released on Tuesday.
The Huskies extended their current winning streak to eight games and secured the 2018 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division title with a pair of conference wins last week over Ferris State 80-63 and Lake Superior State 75-65. It's the 15th overall regular season conference championship in program history and fifth under Head Coach Kim Cameron.
Tech also clinched the No. 2 seed in the upcoming GLIAC Tournament and will host a quarterfinal game on February 28th in the SDC. The Huskies enter the final week of the regular season with an overall record of 22-3 and are 16-2 against GLIAC opponents.
The breakdown for GLIAC Teams in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Rankings this week include Ashland at No. 1 followed by Tech at No. 4 while Grand Valley State is one behind at No. 5. Wayne State climbed into the poll this week in the No. 9 spot. The Midwest Region includes schools from the GLIAC, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC). The Top 8 in each region will qualify for the postseason championships.
The Huskies will wrap up the regular season this week beginning with a GLIAC showdown against Wayne State Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The complete NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Regional Rankings can be viewed by clicking here.