Graceland University Men's Basketball Earned Second NAIA Division I Ranking in Program History
The Graceland University men's basketball program has earned a top 25 national ranking in the NAIA Division I national poll for the second consecutive season and just the second time in program history. The first DI national ranking in program history was last season in head coach Craig Doty's first season. Graceland enters the poll at No. 24.
Graceland has posted some major wins in the 2017-18 season to bring them to this point. The Yellowjackets resume includes a road victory over then-ranked No. 1 William Penn University (81-77); a home victory over then-No. 9 Central Methodist University (79-68); exhibition road win over the 2016 NCAA DII national champions, Augustana University - Sioux Falls (93-81); and a win over nationally ranked NAIA DII Governors State University (98-58).