Razorbacks Remain on Top in Regional Poll
BY ANDRES FOCIL
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas men’s cross country team remains on top this week in the NCAA South Central Regional Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.
After running a perfect race for the second straight week at the Missouri Southern Stampede on Saturday, the Razorbacks once again grabbed the top spot in the poll by receiving all of the first-place votes. Rounding out the top five are Tulane, SMU, Texas and Rice.
The South Central regional title will be decided at the District VI Championship in Denton, Texas, on Nov. 11.
At the Missouri Southern Stampede, the Razorbacks grabbed the fist five finishes and were led again by senior All-American James Karanu. The Razorbacks do not compete this week but will return to action on Sept. 30 at the Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater, Okla.
NCAA South Central Regional Coaches Cross Country Poll
As of September 19, 2000
(first place votes in parentheses)
1. Arkansas (7) 70
2. Tulane 59
T3. SMU 51
T3. Texas 51
5. Rice 41
T6. Texas A&M 21
T6. Southwest Texas 21
8. North Texas 18
T9. Sam Houston 16
T9. TCU 16
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