Kansas Men Ranked Fourth in Midwest Region

Sept. 10, 2007


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The Jayhawks lead Big 12 foes Missouri (6), Oklahoma (9), Nebraska (12) and KansasState (14). OklahomaState leads the Midwest Region followed by Iowa and Minnesota.

The KU women’s team is ranked just behind KansasState at No. 12. Illinois is the top ranked team for the women.

The Kansas squads will look to boost their rankings as they at the Roy Griak Invitational on Sept. 29 in St. PaulMinnesota.

Midwest Region Men’s Rankings

  1. Oklahoma State
  2. Iowa
  3. Minnesota
  4. Kansas

  5. Iowa
  6. Missouri
  7. Tulsa
  8. Illinois
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Southern Illinois
  11. Drake
  12. Nebraska
  13. Illinois State
  14. Kansas State
  15. Bradley

Midwest Region Women’s Rankings

  1. Illinois
  2. Minnesota
  3. Iowa
  4. Nebraska
  5. Oklahoma State
  6. Wichita State
  7. Tulsa
  8. Missouri
  9. Missouri State
  10. Oklahoma
  11. Kansas State
  12. Kansas

  13. Northern Iowa
  14. Iowa State
  15. Illinois State