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SCOOBA, Miss.  (WCBI) — The national title defense of the EMCC Lions began with a victory on Saturday and with that continues to come the bulls-eye on the back.

The Lions stay #1 in the NJCAA Top 20 after defeating Pearl River 35-15 last Saturday.

EMCC received 7 of the 9 first place votes, while Butler CC out of Kansas received the other two.

Courtesy: NJCAA
The defending NJCAA National Champions are still dancing as #1.

The Lions will travel to Decatur to face East Central CC at 6:30pm on Thursday.

Other Mississippi schools ranked in the top 20: #4 Mississippi Gulf Coast, #5 Hinds, #12 Northwest.

Top 20 National Poll   |   September 04, 2012
Rank College Region Record Points 1st Votes Last Week
1 East Mississippi Community College 23 1-0 138 7 1
2 Butler Community College – KS 6 2-0 134 2 2
3 Arizona Western College 1 1-0 124 0 3
4 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 23 1-0 118 0 4
5 Hinds Community College 23 1-0 107 0 6
6 Trinity Valley Community College 14 2-0 105 0 7
7 Iowa Western Community College 11 2-0 104 0 8
8 Snow College 18 2-0 90 0 9
9 Navarro College 14 2-0 82 0 12
10 Eastern Arizona College 1 1-0 68 0 13
11 Blinn College 14 0-1 65 0 5
12 Northwest Mississippi Community College 23 0-0 64 0 11
13 Tyler Junior College 14 1-0 56 0 16
14 Hutchinson Community College 6 1-1 39 0 10
15 Iowa Central Community College 11 1-0 38 0 18
16 Rochester Community & Technical College 13 2-0 37 0 19
17 Nassau Community College 15 1-0 29 0 20
18 Georgia Military College 17 1-0 15 0 NR
19 Garden City Community College 6 2-0 4 0 NR
20 College of DuPage 4 1-0 2 0 NR
20 Scottsdale Community College 1 1-0 2 0 NR

 

 

 

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