Columbia men's basketball ranks No. 4, women's team No. 12

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | 9:24 p.m. CST; updated 8:12 a.m. CST, Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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.


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