ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s basketball team cracked the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top-25 Poll today, Nov. 28, earning a No. 23 ranking.
It’s Elon’s first appearance in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top-25 since Feb. 4, 2013, when the Phoenix earned a No. 25 ranking.
The Phoenix is off to its best start in 29 years and is currently on a four-game winning streak after winning the NIU Thanksgiving Classic last week. The maroon and gold stands at 5-1 overall thus far. Elon joins UNCW (5-1) as the only other CAA team in the Mid-Major Top 25.
The CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 Poll is now in its eighteenth season of existence. The Mid-Major Poll is made up of teams from the following conferences: America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, West Coast, Western Athletic.
Elon returns to action on Wednesday night, Nov. 30, hosting the FIU Panthers inside Alumni Gym at 7 p.m.