BUFFALO, N.Y. (Oct. 25) - The Erie Community College men's basketball team was ranked eighth in the NJCAA Division II poll, released today.
The Kats, who were ranked No. 1 in the last four polls of the 2009-10 season, open the season Nov. 6 in the Cole's/Brennan's Tournament, held at the Flickinger Center. Niagara College, Lakeland and Schoolcraft will also participate in the two-day tournament.
ECC, which went 27-2 last season, will be led by sophomore forward God's Gift Achiuwa. Achiuwa finished second in the nation last year with an average of 13.4 rebounds per game and was a NJCAA Division II third-team All-America selection.