KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Loyola women’s basketball team received 15 votes in this week’s NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, eight more than the preseason poll at the beginning of the season. The Wolfpack is tied for 33rd along with Lyon College (Ark.). The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences and independents. The next regular-season Top 25 poll will be announced on Dec. 12.
Loyola is currently 8-1 overall and 3-1 in conference play. The ‘Pack ranks nationally in the NAIA in a remarkable 22 categories including number one in field goal percentage (49.4%). Other impressive rankings include number seven in scoring offense (81.6) and in scoring margin (22.0).
The Wolfpack will square off against cross-town rival Dillard at home in The DEN Friday, Dec. 9. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT.