NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.

NECC basketball climbs to 3rd in NJCAA poll rankings

On the Jan 30 week of voting The Knights jumped into the third spot of the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletics Association) weekly poll rankings. They received a total of 91 votes. Previously they ranked seventh and fourth in the top ten ranking list. The Knight’s 13.5 off rebounds per game, 51.5 total rebound per game and 24.0 rebound margins per game all rank first in the league.

In addition, The Knights rank first in points, 2,506, field goal attempts 72 and games played at 24

Standout forward, Luis Reynoso of Lawerence ranks first in the league in rebounds at 13.5, points scored with 429 and total minutes played at 566.

The Knights have a 20-game win streak with a (24-1) overall record. They are also undefeated in conference play as well (19-0).

Six games remain in the regular season.