CAU Panthers Ranked Among Top 10 in NCAA South Region

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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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