USC Aiken’s men’s basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the first NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings of the 2012-13 season.
In the women’s ranking, the USC Aiken women are third and Augusta State is eighth.
The rankings are used to determine the region participants from the Southeast Region for the 2013 NCAA Division II Basketball Championship.
Eight teams from the Southeast Region will receive an invitation to the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship.
An automatic bid is given to the winner of the Peach Belt Conference, the South Atlantic Conference and Conference Carolinas.
The next five highest ranked teams will earn an at-large berth into the national tournament.