by Alan Babbitt
The Flying Dutch rose one spot in both rankings and trail only Bowdoin College (Maine).
Hope is off to a 3-0 start this season under head coach Brian Morehouse.
The Flying Dutch open Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association play on Wednesday, November 28 at against Adrian College. Tipoff is 7:30 p.m. at DeVos Fieldhouse.
Photo by Lynne Powe
Hope was last ranked No. 2 in the D3hoops poll on February 23, 2013, and No. 2 in the WBCA rankings on January 23 last season.
The Flying Dutch have appeared in 91 consecutive D3hoops polls — the third-longest streak in the nation behind Thomas More (Kentucky)'s 93 and Tufts (Massachusetts)' 92.
Hope has been in every D3hoops poll but one since the start of the 2005-06 season.
Through the 2017-18 season, the Flying Dutch have appeared in the D3hoops Top 25 a Division III-best 258 times.