Posted: Wednesday, 02 February 2011 2:35PM

Climbing The Charts. MSU Men Hit Top Ten!

MANKATO – The Minnesota State men’s basketball team is ranked 10th in this week’s Division II coaches poll.

This marks the 40th time in school history an MSU squad has been in the Top 10 in the country. MSU.

The Mavs were ranked 12th last week.

According to MSU Sports Information Director Paull Allen, all 40 of those Top 10's have been since 2005 in the Matt Margenthaler (pictured left) era. In his ninth year as head coach, Margenthaler has strung together five straight 20 win seasons. 

The 17-2 Mavericks will travel to Augustana Friday night and at Wayne State on Saturday.

At 13-and-2, Minnesota State is currently in first place in the NSIC. They have a two-game lead over both University of Mary and Augustana with seven games to play.

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