Benedictine Finishes Season Ranked No. 23 Top 25 Poll

Benedictine University was ranked No. 23 in the final 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.