COLUMBIA—The Columbia College men's basketball team retained its unanimous No. 1 ranking in this week's NAIA poll, holding the top spot for the third straight week.
The Cougars (22-0 overall, 8-0 American Midwest Conference), continued their flawless season with wins over Harris-Stowe State University and William Woods University.
The Cougars are again followed in the rankings by Lee University (Tenn.) at No. 2.
Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) and Westmont (Calif.) round out the top five.
Led by junior guard, Devin Griffin (14 points per game), and 2012 AMC Player of the Year, forward Jordan Dressler, Columbia is the last remaining unbeaten team in the NAIA. Their 22-0 record marks their program's best start.