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JUCO Hoops: Vols move up three spots to No. 3 in NJCAA poll

  • Bradley transfer and JALC sophomore Sean East averaging 21 points, seven boards, six assists for Vols

    Bradley transfer and JALC sophomore Sean East averaging 21 points, seven boards, six assists for Vols
    SPYDER DANN | mdann@dailyregister.com

 
By Spyder Dann mdann@dailyregister.com
updated: 11/8/2021 5:51 PM

After picking up a pair of wins to start the season, the John A. Logan men's basketball team jumped up three spots to No. 3 in this week's NJCAA Division 1 basketball poll.
The Volunteers (2-0) opened the year ranked No. 6 in the country and took down No. 5 Mineral Area 80-65 I the season opener. On Saturday night, JALC beat Three Rivers Community College 76-66.
Salt Lake, Utah (2-0) took the No. 1 spot in this week's poll, followed by South Plains, Texas at No. 2.
JALC is averaging 78 points per game to stat the year and is shooting 46% from the field, 32% from 3-point range and 76% from the free throw line. The Vols are pulling down 43 rebounds per game and handing out 13 assists.
In addition, JALC has two players averaging double figures to start the season as Bradley transfer Sean East leads the way with 21 points a night, seven rebounds and six assists. Tennessee Tech transfer Tujautae Williams is averaging 12 points per game and eight rebounds.
The Vols return to action this weekend in Vincennes, Ind., playing two games in the McDonalds Classic, starting with Northeast Mississippi Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. On Saturday, JALC plays East Mississippi.

Spyder Dann covers prep and college sports for the Southern Illinois LOCAL Media Group. Follow him on Twitter: @spydieshooter.

Place Name Record Points 1st place Prev.

1 Salt Lake Community College 2-0 375 15 1
2 South Plains College 1-0 373 1 4
3 John A. Logan College 2-0 371 0 6
4 Chipola College 3-0 335 0 13
5 Kilgore College 2-0 323 0 9
6 Northwest Florida State College 2-0 302 0 11
7 Shelton State Community College 1-0 280 0 8
8 New Mexico Junior College 3-0 242 0 18
9 Butler Community College - KS 3-0 207 0 N/A
10 Harcum College 3-0 204 0 20
11 Eastern Florida State College 2-0 196 0 14
12 Mineral Area College 2-1 192 0 5
13 Indian Hills Community College 1-1 188 0 2
14 Navarro College 2-0 180 0 17
15 Hutchinson Community College 3-0 160 0 N/A
16 Coffeyville Community College 3-1 127 0 7
17 Columbia State Community College 3-0 114 0 25
18 Northeast Mississippi Community College 2-0 111 0 22
19 South Georgia State College 2-0 101 0 21
20 Moberly Area Community College 1-0 86 0 19
21 Western Wyoming Community College 4-0 85 0 N/A
22 Florida Southwestern State College 1-1 84 0 3
23 Lee College 4-0 76 0 N/A
24 Georgia Highlands College 1-0 68 0 23
25 Barton Community College 3-0 63 0 N/A

Receiving Votes: Snow (UT), Triton (IL), Southeastern (IA), Southern Idaho, Arizona Western, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, McLennan (TX), Dodge City (KS), Brunswick (NC), Jones (MS), Connors State (OK), Pearl River (MS), Marshalltown (IA), Ranger (TX), South Georgia Tech, Northwest Mississippi, Santa Fe (FL), North Dakota SCS, Odessa (TX), Caldwell Tech (NC), Polk State (FL)