Undefeated San Bernardino Valley Moves into the State’s No. 1 Position

 

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San Bernardino Valley, the state’s lone remaining unbeaten team, overtakes San Francisco for California’s No. 1 ranking in this week’s California Community Colleges Men’s Basketball Coaches Association poll. San Bernardino opened the season with seven consecutive wins and consecutive tournament titles. The Wolverines received 12 of the south’s 15 first-place votes, while San Francisco, the defending state champions and the preseason No. 1 ranked team, claimed eight of the north’s 15 first-place votes. San Francisco remains the north’s top-ranked team, edging out Yuba, which has run off five straight wins since opening the season with a 93-85 loss to San Francisco. In all, eight of the top 11 teams in this week’s poll have just one loss or less.

State Rankings

San Bernardino (7-0)
San Francisco (7-1)
Yuba (5-1)
Chaffey (6-1)
Las Positas (7-1)
East Los Angeles (5-1)
Fresno (4-2)
Saddleback (6-2)
San Diego City (9-3)
Ohlone (7-2)
Citrus (7-1)
Mt. San Jacinto (6-3)
Fullerton (4-2)
Butte (5-1)
Diablo Valley (4-2)
Santa Rosa (5-2)
Riverside (6-2)
Foothill (6-2)
Bakersfield (6-3)
Cabrillo (5-2)


Northern California

San Francisco (8)
Yuba (6)
Las Positas (1)
Fresno City
Ohlone
Butte
Diablo Valley
Santa Rosa
Foothill
Cabrillo
Merced
Feather River
Lassen
(tie) American River/Canada/Sequoias/San Joaquin Delta


Southern California

San Bernardino (12)
Chaffey (3)
East Los Angeles
Saddleback
San Diego City
Citrus
Mt. San Jacinto
Fullerton
Riverside
Bakersfield
San Diego Miramar
Mt. San Antonio
El Camino-Compton
Cuesta
(tie) Irvine Valley/Cerritos/El Camino

Source: http://cccmbca.prestosports.com/general/2016-17/releases/Poll