Texans hold onto No. 7 ranking

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After extending its winning streak to 13 in a row and claiming the outright Lone Star Conference championship, Tarleton State remains at No. 7 in the latest national poll.

The Texans are at No. 7 for the second consecutive week in National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 ranking. Tarleton is coming off wins over McMurry and Texas A&M-Commerce in the regular season finale.

The top eight teams in the poll stayed the same from last week's rankings while Mount Olive and Colorado School of Mines moved into the No. 9 and 10 spots, respectively. In addition to Tarleton and Colorado Mines, there are three other teams from the South Central region in the poll - Metro State (12), Angelo State (17) and Colorado-Colorado Springs (21).

This marks the 33rd consecutive week Tarleton State has been ranked by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the 101st week to be a national power since earning the school's first ranking as an NCAA school in 2002. Of the 101 weeks, the Texans have spent 61 in the top 10.

The Texans are currently in Allen as the top seed of the annual Lone Star Conference Championship Tournament.