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McLennan Highlanders continue climb in NJCAA poll

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The undefeated McLennan Community College men’s basketball team jumped up another two spots this week to No. 6 in the NJCAA Division I Poll. The Highlanders are riding a perfect 21-0 overall record and are 2-0 in North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference play.
 
South Plains (Texas), a Region V foe for the Highlanders with an overall record of 18-0, continues to sit at No. 1, followed by Hutchinson (Kansas) in second and Georgia Highlands in third. San Jacinto (Texas) and Mineral Area (MO) both moved up a spot this week to round out the top five.
 
Tyler (10th) from Region XIV, Odessa (17th) from Region V and Trinity Valley (23rd) are the only other Texas schools in the poll.
 
McLennan continues conference play Saturday at Collin. Women’s action tips off at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.
 

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