The Central Lakes College men’s basketball team owns a 19-4 record heading into tonight’s (Feb. 10) game at Thief River Falls against Northland. More significantly, the Raiders are ranked 7th in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division III poll, jumping ahead of Minneapolis Community and Technical College (19-5). CLC leads the Northern Division of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference with a 9-1 record, with Northland right behind at 8-2. In the Southern Division, Minneapolis is in front with a record of 8-1, followed by Minnesota State Community and Technical College (Fergus Falls) at 5-3. CLC’s last four regular-season games are on the road, with Rainy River, Fond du Lac, and Itasca after Northland. The state tournament is at Minneapolis Feb. 26 and 27, and the region 13 meet is March 5 and 6. The national tournament is March 12 and 13 in Delhi, N.Y.