(02/25/2010)
INDIANAPOLIS-- Glenville State College's Lady Pioneers were named to the D-II Atlantic Region's list of top 10 teams.

WVIAC women's teams comprise half of the teams listed.

The other four conference teams sharing the honor are: No. 4 West Liberty, No. 7 Seton Hill, No. 8 Charleston, and No. 10 West Virginia Wesleyan. The Lady Pioneers entered the list at No. 9.

Four WVIAC men's teams were named in their respective list.

West Liberty maintains the top spot in the men's rankings. No. 4 West Virginia State, No. 6 Fairmont State, and No. 7 Alderson-Broaddus give the WVIAC four teams in the men's poll.

The NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Basketball Committees update their rankings again March 3, and release their final list of the season during a live web-cast, Sunday, March 7.

The complete top 10 list of women and men's Atlantic Region teams are:

Atlantic Region Women:
1. Gannon, PA (28-0 D-II, 22-0 in-region)
2. California, PA (19-6 D-II, 19-6 in-region)
3. Millersville, PA (21-4 D-II, 21-4 in-region)
4. West Liberty (16-8 D-II, 16-8 in-region)
5. Virginia State (21-5 D-II, 20-4 in-region)
6. Bowie State (16-7 D-II, 16-7 in-region)
7. Seton Hill (19-6 D-II, 19-6 in-region)
8. Charleston (17-7 D-II, 17-6 in-region)
9. Glenville State (15-7 D-II, 14-6 in-region)
10. West Virginia Wesleyan (16-8 D-II, 16-8 in-region)

Atlantic Region Men:
1. West Liberty (22-1 D-II, 22-1 in-region)
2. Indiana, PA (20-2 D-II, 20-2 in-region)
3. St. Augustine's, NC (22-4 D-II, 22-4 in-region)
4. West Virginia State (22-3 D-II, 20-2 in-region)
5. East Stroudsburg, PA (18-4 D-II, 18-4 in-region)
6. Fairmont State (16-4 D-II, 16-4 in-region)
7. Alderson-Broaddus (19-5 D-II, 19-5 in-region)
8. Kutztown, PA (19-5 D-II, 19-5 in-region)
9. Mansfield, PA (15-8 D-II, 14-7 in-region)
10. Mercyhurst, PA (15-8 D-II, 15-8 in-region)

This is the final week of the 2009-10 regular season play, with two games remaining for Glenville's men and women.

Tonight, February 25, the Lady Pioneers host Salem University. Game time is 5:30 p.m. Tip-off time for the men's game is 7:30 p.m.

The season concludes at home Saturday night against visiting West Virginia Wesleyan.

According to the WVIAC website first round play in the annual WVIAC Tournament gets underway Monday, March 1 for the women. First round play is at campus sites. The men start their elimination rounds a day later, Tuesday, March 2 at campus sites.

The final eight games for both men and women are played at the Charleston Civics Center. Games there begin Wednesday, according to their website.

The WVIAC Championship finals for men's and women's divisions are Saturday, March 6.

Additional details have yet to be released.

Records listed above are through Sunday, February 21. Story compiled from WVIAC news releases and information on its website.


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