JACKSON, Tenn. - 12/7/2010 - The Union (Tenn.) University basketball teams are both ranked in the latest NAIA Rankings. Union’s women hold the No. 1 spot for the 38th straight ranking, dating back to the preseason poll in 2007. The Union men drop from No. 10 to No. 17 in this poll.
The Lady Bulldogs are 10-0 on the season. They have a 6-0 record over ranked teams, including a 4-0 record versus teams that were in the preseason top-10. Union has boasted the previous two TranSouth Players of the Week in Kayla Hudson and Sarah Chan. Union has three games left this semester, at home on Thursday, December 9 versus No. 21 Shorter (Ga.), at No. 4 Campbellsville (Ky.) on Saturday, and at home Wednesday, December 15 versus No. 24 Evangel (Mo.).
Union’s men have won five straight games to push their record to 8-3. After a 3-3 start to the season, Union has improved play as they attempt to replace five players lost from last season’s teams. Union’s Antoine Hall was named the TranSouth Player of the Week for this past week. Union has two games left this semester, both in the Freed-Hardeman Classic on Friday and Saturday, December 10-11. Union plays Faulkner (Ala.) on Friday and Victory (Tenn.) on Saturday.
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