Central Christian College’s men’s basketball team, expected to be loaded again this season, is ranked No. 2 in the Association of Independent Institution’s preseason poll.
Tiger coach Tony Romero has a large group of returning players back from last year’s 20-15 team.
Rochester is the No. 1 team, followed by Central and Washington Adventist.
The rest of the order includes College of the Ozarks, Johnson and Wales, Northern New Mexico, Indiana University Northwest, Fisher College, Wilberforce, Haskell and Lincoln Christian.