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.