Garden City, KS-Garden City remained number 7 in the latest polls released by the NJCAA on Tuesday. They are the highest ranked Jayhawk Conference school, and are the only undefeated team in the league.
The Broncbusters have now been included in 23 out of the last 27 polls.
The top five remained the same with East Mississippi grabbing the top spot followed by Iowa Western, Snow, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and Northwest Mississippi. Blinn remains sixth with Eastern Arizona and Scottsdale making the biggest jumps from 15 and 19 respectively to eighth and 10th.
Following their loss to Iowa Western, Hutchinson dropped one spot to 12 with Independence holding at 13. Coffeyville jumped to 17 and Butler is back in at 20.
The primetime matchup on Saturday night features the seventh-ranked Broncbusters and the No. 13 Pirates in Independence. Garden City is 5-3 vs. top-20 teams under Sims.