Robby Donoho

About Robby Donoho

Robby comes to the south upon his graduation from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He grew up playing basketball in the 'Heartland of Hoops' and dreaming of becoming a sports broadcaster. He lives out his dream today here in Mississippi at WCBI. You can follow Robby on Twitter @RobbyDonoho or contact him via e-mail at robbydonoho@wcbi.com.

EMCC Preseason No. 1 in NJCAA Top 20, ICC Ranked 19th

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WCBI) – The defending National Champions will start as the top dog, or top cat to begin the 2014 season.

East Mississippi Community College was awarded the preseason No. 1 ranking in the NJCAA Top 20 on Tuesday. EMCC is coming off a perfect 12-0 season and the school’s second National Championship in 3 years.

Four teams from the MACJC make up the NJCAA Top 10 to start the season: #3 Co-Lin, #9 Gulf Coast, #10 Jones County.

Itawamba Community College starts the 2014 season under new head coach Sean Cannon ranked 19th. The Indians finished last year with a 6-4 record and an appearance in the MACJC Playoffs.

Season openers for both EMCC and ICC will be Thursday, August 28th. The Lions will start the season on the road at Southwest while ICC will visit preseason No. 3 Copiah-Lincoln.

The full NJCAA Top 20 poll is below:

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Top 20 National Poll   |   August 12, 2014
Rank
College
Record
Points
1st Votes Prev. 1 East Mississippi Community College 0-0 200 1 NA 2 Iowa Western Community College 0-0 190 0 NA 3 Copiah-Lincoln Community College 0-0 180 0 NA 4 Trinity Valley Community College 0-0 170 0 NA 5 Georgia Military College 0-0 160 0 NA 6 Butler Community College – KS 0-0 150 0 NA 7 ASA College 0-0 140 0 NA 8 Navarro College 0-0 130 0 NA 9 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 0-0 120 0 NA 10 Jones County Junior College 0-0 110 0 NA 11 Hutchinson Community College 0-0 100 0 NA 12 Arizona Western College 0-0 90 0 NA 13 Tyler Junior College 0-0 80 0 NA 14 Nassau Community College 0-0 70 0 NA 15 Snow College 0-0 60 0 NA 16 Scottsdale Community College 0-0 50 0 NA 17 Dodge City Community College 0-0 40 0 NA 18 Rochester Community and Technical College 0-0 30 0 NA 19 Itawamba Community College 0-0 20 0 NA 20 Central Lakes College-Brainerd 0-0 10 0 NA – See more at: http://njcaa.org/sports_polls.cfm?category=Polls&sid=11&divid=0&slid=5#sthash.RwxkuplX.dpuf
Top 20 National Poll   |   August 12, 2014
Rank College Record Points 1st Votes Prev.
1 East Mississippi Community College 0-0 200 1 NA
2 Iowa Western Community College 0-0 190 0 NA
3 Copiah-Lincoln Community College 0-0 180 0 NA
4 Trinity Valley Community College 0-0 170 0 NA
5 Georgia Military College 0-0 160 0 NA
6 Butler Community College – KS 0-0 150 0 NA
7 ASA College 0-0 140 0 NA
8 Navarro College 0-0 130 0 NA
9 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 0-0 120 0 NA
10 Jones County Junior College 0-0 110 0 NA
11 Hutchinson Community College 0-0 100 0 NA
12 Arizona Western College 0-0 90 0 NA
13 Tyler Junior College 0-0 80 0 NA
14 Nassau Community College 0-0 70 0 NA
15 Snow College 0-0 60 0 NA
16 Scottsdale Community College 0-0 50 0 NA
17 Dodge City Community College 0-0 40 0 NA
18 Rochester Community and Technical College 0-0 30 0 NA
19 Itawamba Community College 0-0 20 0 NA
20 Central Lakes College-Brainerd 0-0 10 0 NA

- See more at: http://njcaa.org/sports_polls.cfm?category=Polls&sid=11&divid=0&slid=5#sthash.RwxkuplX.dpuf