Two Arkansas men’s basketball teams are heading into the late portion of the season in good position to make it to the NCAA Tournament.
Arkansas-Monticello and Arkansas Tech are listed in the first NCAA Division II Central Regional Ranking, which was released Wednesday.
The Weevils are ranked second and the Wonder Boys come in sixth.
At the conclusion of the regular season and the postseason conference tournaments, the top eight teams in the regional rankings will move on to the NCAA Regional Tournament.
Here is the first complete 2017 ranking for the Central Region:
|Rank||School||Overall DII Record||In-Region Record|
|1||Northwest Missouri State||20-0||19-0|
|3||Southwest Minnesota State||20-5||20-5|
|8||Augustana (South Dakota)||16-7||16-7|