Benedictine University was ranked No. 23 in the final D3hoop.com Top 25 men's basketball poll that was recently announced for games through the completion of the 2016-17 season.
The Eagles (23-5, 19-1 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference) won the NACC Tournament for the second consecutive year with a semifinal win over Wisconsin Lutheran College and then topped Concordia University Wisconsin in the title game.
The team won its second straight outright NACC regular-season title, third straight overall.
Ranked No. 10 in the poll prior to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, Benedictine lost its first-round game versus Wartburg College.