Augie jumps to No. 19 in D3hoops.com poll


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Posted Online: Jan. 03, 2013, 5:42 pm
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By Tom Johnston, tjohnston@qconline.com
The Augustana College men's basketball team, 11-1 on the season after beating North Park 89-54 in Wednesday's CCIW opener, has jumped to 19th in the latest NCAA Division III national ranking according to D3hoops.com.

The Vikings, one of four CCIW teams ranked in the latest poll, jumped three spots from No. 22. Also in the poll are top-ranked North Central (11-0), No. 8 Wheaton (10-1) and No. 25 Illinois Wesleyan (8-3). Augie is at IWU on Wednesday and at North Central Jan. 12.
-- By Tom Johnston, tjohnston@qconline.com
















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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