USCAA Week 4 Coaches Poll - Men's Basketball Ranked 20, Women's Basketball Receives Votes

USCAA Week 4 Coaches Poll - Men's Basketball Ranked 20, Women's Basketball Receives Votes
USCAA Week 4 Coaches Poll - 1/9/19

After moving up to #19 in the Week 3 Poll, Five Towns College Men's Basketball ranked #20 (102 votes) in the Division II USCAA Basketball Week 4 Coaches Poll. The men's team is currently 4-4 overall, and 3-2 in USCAA contests. Sophomore guard Kyree Sawyer leads the team with 23.8 points per game (51.7%), good for third in the USCAA. Sawyer averages 3.3 assists and is tied for first in the USCAA with 3.5 steals.

Senior forward John Francois is the team's second highest scorer with 18.2 points per game. Francois also averages 7.6 rebounds and has posted two double-doubles this season.

The men return to play on January 16th when travel to take on the Davis College Falcons in a USCAA matchup. The team will then play four home games through January (1/19, 1/21, 1/24, 1/27). Check out the full Men's Basketball Schedule and come support the Sound!


The Five Towns Women's Basketball team went unranked in Week 4 but received votes (31) for the third week in a row, after ranking 20 in Week 1. The team is 4-3 overall, and 2-1 in the USCAA. Freshman guard Rasauna Melendez leads the team in scoring with 20.2 points per game, placing her 7th in scoring in the USCAA. Melendez also averages 2.2 assists and 3.0 steals.

Sophomore forward Denisha Allen continues to control the boards and is #1 in the USCAA in rebounds with 19.1 per game. Allen has scored three double-doubles this season. Senior guard Chloe Walton ranks in the top 10 in the USCAA in three categories: #3 steals per game (4.6), #5 assists per game (5.4), #6 blocks per game (1.7).

The women play two away games on January 15th at Suffolk Community College and on January 18th at Vaughn College, before returning home to face King's College on January 21st at 6:00 PM. 

All Five Towns College home basketball games can be viewed live at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/ftc/

 

The full Week 4 Coaches Poll Rankings are listed below. The poll can also be viewed at The USCAA.

Men's Division 2
Rank Team Total Last Wk.
1 Villa Maria College 299 1
2 Berkeley College-NY 295 2
3 Central Penn College 285 3
4 Penn State Wilkes Barre 279 T-4
5 NHTI 272 T-4
6 Southern Maine CC 267 7
7 Penn State Beaver 258 8
8 Central Maine CC 254 6
9 Penn State York 253 9
10 Johnson and Wales-Charlotte 240 10
11 Penn State Mont Alto 237 11
12 Warren Wilson College 224 13
13 Andrews University 209 14
14 Davis College 208 16
15 SUNY Delhi 192 RV
16 Vermont Tech 182 15
17 College of New Rochelle 178 17
18 Penn State Greater Allegheny 173 18
19 Penn State Shenango 144 12
20 Five Towns College 102 19

Also Receiving Votes: Vaughn College (73); UC Clermont (69); Penn State New Kensington (68); ACPHS (34); Penn State Hazelton (33); Penn State Brandywine (32) 


 Women's Division 2 
Rank Team Total Last Week
1 Central Maine CC 296 1
2 Villa Maria College 296 2
3 Penn State Beaver 289 3
4 Southern Maine CC 280 4
5 Johnson & Wales-Charlotte 274 5
6 Penn State Lehigh Valley 274 6
7 Warren Wilson College 258 T-7
8 Penn State Brandywine 251 10
9 Penn State DuBois 250 9
10 Davis College 247 12
11 University of Maine-Machias 243 11
12 Vermont Tech 226 13
13 Andrews University 226 14
14 Central Penn College 218 T-7
15 NHTI 206 17
16 University of Cincinnati-Clermont 201 18
17 Penn State Wilkes Barre 179 16
18 SUNY-Delhi 177 15
19 Penn State Greater Allegheny 175 19
20 University of Maine-Augusta 126 20

Also Receiving Votes: College of St. Joseph's Vermont (36); Penn State Fayette (35); Penn State Scranton (35); Five Towns College (31); Penn State York (31)