The Mineral Area men’s basketball team has gained one spot in this week’s NJCAA poll following a 66-58 signature victory over Region 16 rival Moberly.
The Cardinals (21-0) currently sit at No. 5 as one of six remaining undefeated teams in the nation. They will host St. Louis on Wednesday before traveling to State Fair on Saturday.
South Plains (Texas) remains atop the rankings, taking 14 of 16 first-place votes, with Hutchinson (Kan.), Georgia Highlands and San Jacinto-Central (Texas) also entrenched in the top five.
Moberly fell three spots to No. 7, and will host Mineral Area in a match on Feb. 4.