Daemen (21-3, 11-1 East Coast Conference) received all six first place votes and is ranked first in the final D2SIDA East Region men’s NCAA Division II basketball poll of the season.
The Wildcats had a six-point advantage over No. 2 Saint Anselm (N.H.). St. Thomas Aquinas was third. Daemen will play at St. Thomas Aquinas on Friday, then play at the University of the District of Columbia on Sunday in ECC Games.
Coach Mike MacDonald’s Wildcats team have won their last 10 games and their last 14 conference road games. Daemen already has clinched a berth in the ECC Championship Tournament which starts with first-round games on campus sites on March 6.
The COSIDA Division II national poll results will be announced Tuesday.