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2017-18 Adult Division February's Rankings

02/20/2018, 10:00am CST
By NWBA

New York Rollin' Knicks New No. 1

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO -- The Adult Division Executive Committee has announced the 2017-18 February’s Rankings for Adult Division I, Adult Division II and Adult Division III. The top seeds from each division remain as follows: New York Rollin' Knicks for Adult Division I, Nassau Kings for Adult Division II and Connecticut Spokebenders for Adult Division III.

The New York Rollin' Knicks secure the number one position in Adult Division I rankings for February. The Knicks hold victories over three of top six ranked Adult Division I teams. The Sacramento Rollin' Kings come in at No. 2 as a result of their recent success, including a thrilling triple-overtime victory over the third ranked Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks 114-110.The University of Arizona Wildcats - DI and MedStar NRH Punishers swap positions from the last rankings coming in at No. 4 and 5 respectfully.

The Nassau Kings retain their spot atop of the Adult Division II rankings for February, a position they have held the entire 2017-18 NWBA season. The NMCSD Wolfpack have had a strong past few weeks on the court helping them to leap to No. 2 in Adult Division II. The Miami Valley Raptors dropped one spot to No. 3 in the polls. There were some teams made impressive moves in the February rankings for Adult Division II, including those within the top five: Tampa Bay Strong Dogs from No. 6 to No. 4 and Austin Rec'ers - DII from No. 11 to No. 5.

The Connecticut Spokebenders jump one spot in the Adult Division III rankings for February into the No. 1 position for the first time this season. The Spokebenders are on a 13 game winning streak and have an overall record of 18-1. The TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels - DIII drop to second ranked Adult Division III team after being in the top position in January. The remaining of the top five ranked teams for Adult Division III all slid one spot up in February, which includes No. 3 RHI Pacers (previously No. 4), No. 4 Columbus Wheelchair Basketball Club (previously No. 5) and No. 5 Harrisonburg Cardinals (previously No. 6).

The Adult Division I, II and III rankings are provided monthly to the NWBA by the Adult Division Executive Committee. The top 16 ranked teams for each Adult Division will earn an invite to the 2018 National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament presented by ABC Medical on April 12-15 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The 48 teams from the three Adult Divisions will battle it out for a coveted national title on 12 basketball courts over three days of competition.

 

2018 Division I February Rankings

1. New York Rollin’ Knicks

2. Sacramento Rollin' Kings

3. Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks

4. University of Arizona Wildcats

5. MedStar NRH Punishers

6. Toronto Rollin Raptors

7. Denver Rolling Nuggets

8. Albuquerque Kings

9. Missouri Predators

10. TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels - DI

11. Seattle Sonics

12. Utah Wheelin' Jazz

13. Shepherd Stealers

14. Mary Free Bed Pacers

15. Golden State Road Warriors

16. Miami Heat Wheels

17. Cleveland Wheelchair Cavaliers

18. Memphis Rollin Grizzles

19. RIC Hornets *(Only two D1 games posted)

20. Milwaukee Wheelchair Bucks – A **(No D1 games posted)

 

2018 Division II February Rankings

1. Nassau Kings

2. NMCSD Wolfpack

3. Miami Valley Raptors

4. Tampa Bay Strong Dogs

5. Austin Rec'ers

6. LA Hotwheels

7. Charlotte Rollin’ Hornets - A

8. Ft Lauderdale Sharks - DII

9. LA Clippers Chairmen

10. Boyle Heights Kodiaks

11. Charlottesville Cardinals - DII

12. Magee Spokesmen

13. San Antonio ParaSport Spurs

14. Lakeshore Storm

15. Kansas Wheelhawks

16. Oklahoma Rollin' Trojans

17. University of Arizona Wildcats - DII

18. Madonna Magic

19. Sportable Rim Riders

20. Wisconsin Thunder - DII

 

2018 Division III February Rankings

1. Connecticut Spokebenders

2. TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels - DIII

3. RHI Pacers

4. Columbus Wheelchair Basketball Club

5. Harrisonburg Cardinals

6. Ability 360 Phoenix WC Suns - DIII

7. Triangle Thunder

8. Charlotte Rollin’ Hornets - B

9. Rockford Chariots

10. WC Brooklyn Nets

11. Tyler Thorns

12. Triad Trackers

13. Pittsburgh Steelwheelers

14. Chicago Skyhawks

15. Louisville Spokes & Spires

16. Seattle Sonics - DIII

17. Orlando Magic Wheels

18. WASA Bucks - DIII

19. Tucson Lobos

20. Spartanburg Pistons

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