Mid-America Christian moved up two more spots in this week’s NAIA poll to No. 7 and sets school records with each jump in the rankings.

The Evangels are tied for the seventh spot in the latest edition of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll with Hope International (Calif.)OSBNAIABridgeCMYK-A

It marks the highest ranking in the national poll for MACU since entering the NAIA in 2007. The Evangels moved up two spots from No. 9 and are now 16-3 overall and 6-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

MACU has three games in a five-day stretch. The Evangels travel to USAO (9-6, 4-3 SAC) on Tuesday night. They then head home to host Bacone (1-17, 0-7) on Thursday and then No. 12 Texas Wesleyan (15-4, 6-2) on Saturday in Gaulke Center, where the Evangels are 9-0 this season.

After a 2-1 week last week, Langston dropped only one spot in the ranking to No. 13.

Langston (14-4, 8-1 RRAC) had a nine-game winning streak snapped against Red River Athletic Conference foe, University of the Southwest, but have still won 11 of the last 12.

The Lions host Jarvis Christian (4-13, 1-8) on Thursday and Wiley (11-6, 4-5) on Saturday in Gayles Gymnasium.

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