(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More College women's basketball team moved up to No. 8 in this week's D3hoops.com Top-25 and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) USA TODAY Sports Coaches' polls.
In the D3hoops.com poll the Saints moved up one spot from No. 9 last week after receiving 465 points. They are only 13 points behind No. 7 Montclair State (N.J.) University.
In the WBCA poll, Thomas More received 145 points and moved up from one spot from last week's No. 9 ranking. The 145 points is only nine points behind No 7 Simpson (Iowa) College, 10 points behind Ohio Northern University and 15 points behind No. 5 Tufts (Mass.) University.
The No. 8 ranking is Thomas More's highest ranking since it was ranked No. 6 in the final rankings of the 2010-11 season. The Saints were ranked No. 1 in the nation during that season for six straight weeks.