SEARCY, Ark. (Harding) - The Harding women's basketball team was ranked No. 4 in the latest USA TODAY Sports Coaches' Poll released on Tuesday. It's the seventh straight week Harding has been ranked in the top 10. It's the first time they have been ranked in the top five.
Harding is 23-1 on the season. The Lady Bisons defeated Henderson State 91-74 and Ouachita Baptist 72-65 last week.
Harding is the highest ranked team from the central region which is made up of the Great American Conference, the MIAA and the Northern Sun.
It's the first time this season Harding has been ranked No. 4 in the poll. It's also the highest the Lady Bisons have ever been ranked.
Harding has been ranked 6th, 8th, 12th, 15th and 19th this season.
It was the 12th straight week Harding has been ranked.
The Lady Bisons will be back in action on Thursday as they travel to Magnolia, Ark., to face Southern Arkansas. Tip-off is at 5:30 p.m.