JACKSON, Tenn. - 10/26/2010 - The Union (Tenn.) University basketball teams find themselves in the NAIA Preseason Rankings released on Monday. The Union women are No. 1 in the rankings, while the men come in at No. 10.
The Union women hold the No. 1 spot in the NAIA for the 37th straight poll, dating back to the preseason ranking of 2007. Union has won two straight national titles, four in the past six years and five overall. Union is also coming off their third straight TranSouth regular season title. The loss in the conference tournament title game last season snapped a 60-game home winning streak and kept Union from a third straight tournament title. Union has won 12 regular season conference titles and 10 tournament titles in the 14-year history of the TranSouth. Union has also won 51 straight TranSouth regular season games.
The men’s team is back in the top-10 were they spent most of last season. Union is coming off back-to-back TranSouth regular season and tournament titles. Union has won seven conference titles in the 14-year history of the league. Union has also been to 13 NAIA National Tournaments, including each of the last two.
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