CAU Panthers Ranked Among Top 10 in NCAA South Region


The Clark Atlanta University men’s basketball team is ranked among the best teams in the South, according to the Sports Information Directors of America.

The Panthers, 14-1 and 8-0 in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, are ranked ninth in the latest D2SIDA men’s South Region rankings.  The Panthers are fresh off a week in which they won their eighth and ninth consecutive games, 81-54 over Lane College on Jan. 4, and 76-71 over LeMoyne-Owen College on Jan. 6.

Two other SIAC teams are among those in the South Region rankings: Claflin (16-1) is ranked seventh, while Morehouse (13-0) is ranked third.   CAU hosts Claflin on Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. in L.S. Epps Gymnasium and plays Morehouse on Feb. 8 at Epps Gymnasium.

The Panthers are back in action on Jan. 13 when they visit Albany State at 4 p.m., and then at Fort Valley State at 8 p.m. on Jan. 15.

About Tyler Williams

I am a senior, Mass Media Arts major with a concentration in Radio, Television, and Film at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, GA. I plan to pursue a graduate degree following my undergraduate experience where I am interested in studying Sports Management. I am also exploring the field of communications in order to fuse my passion for creativity with my undying love for sports. I stay involved on-campus as I maintain being a full time Division II student-athlete with being active in organizations and activities such as Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., "The Panther" Student Newspaper, etc. Career interests are in fields such as sports management, broadcast journalism, public relations, and strategic communications.

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