COLUMBIA — The Columbia men's basketball team climbed three spots in the latest NAIA national rankings released Tuesday. The Cougars are No. 4 this week after being No. 7 previously.
Columbia's men are 26-2 overall and have won 10 consecutive games. Columbia's two most recent wins came against Mid-Continent and previous No. 5 Freed-Hardeman last week.
The women's team is 22-6 overall. It beat Mid-Continent and Stephens College last week but lost to Freed-Hardeman. The team remained ranked No. 12 for a third consecutive week.
Columbia's next games are scheduled for Thursday at Benedictine University in Springfield.