Wichita State and UNI represent the MVC in the top-25 polls this week. It marks the second time this year that the league had two ranked teams in the same poll. Evansville's Egidijus Mockevicius and UNI's Paul Jesperson are the league's Players of the Week.
Wichita State represents the MVC in the top-25 polls this week, clocking in at No. 11 in both the Associated Press poll and USA Today Coaches poll. UNI also is receiving votes in both polls, finishing 29th in the AP voting and 27th in the coaches poll.
Two MVC men’s basketball teams are ranked this week in both polls as Wichita State (11/11) and UNI (23/24) represent the league in the top-25 polls of Dec. 8. Meanwhile, D.J. Balentine of Evansville and Warren Jones of Bradley have earned weekly player honors.