Daemen's men's basketball team is No. 1 in the NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors of American East Region poll. The Wildcats (19-3, 11-1) received all six first-place votes in the media poll
Daemen has won eight in a row and 17 of the last 19 games. Their most recent wins were at Molloy and Queens last weekend, clinching a fourth consecutive berth in the ECC Championship Tournament. The win at Queens on Sunday was the 100th at Daemen for coach Mike MacDonald, who was named HoopDirt.com Division II Coach of the Week.
Sophomore center Andrew Sischo had 36 points in the win at Molloy, which avenged Daemen's only ECC loss this season. He had 20 at Queens.
The national COSIDA Division II poll will be announced Tuesday.