As the UMaine women's basketball prepares for ACC Clemson at the Cross Center in Bangor Friday night, the Black Bears have climbed to #21 in the Mid-Major College Poll.

Maine is 8-4 and moves up from the #24 spot. Fellow America East Conference team Albany at 7-2 is ranked #16 in the new poll.

The Black Bears begin a stretch of games against (ACC) Clemson, (BIG 10) Purdue and (ACC) North Carolina before heading into AE conference play.

Check out the complete College Insider.com Mid-Major Poll...
Update: December 15th, 2015

record points previous
1. Princeton (26) 7-1 766 2 Ivy League
2. Gonzaga (4) 8-4 736 1 West Coast
3. Green Bay (1) 6-2 709 3 Horizon
4. Saint Mary's 8-2 678 4 West Coast
5. San Diego 9-1 606 7 West Coast
6. Florida Gulf Coast 6-2 573 6 Atlantic Sun
7. South Dakota State 8-2 564 13 Summit
8. James Madison 6-2 558 8 Colonial
9. BYU 7-3 525 9 West Coast
10. Chattanooga 8-4 501 5 Southern
11. Arkansas State 8-2 476 10 Sun Belt
12. Wright State 10-2 447 12 Horizon
13. Ohio 5-3 373 11 Mid-American
14. Drake 7-2 360 15 Missouri Valley
15. Stetson 6-3 315 17 Atlantic Sun
16. Albany 7-2 290 20 America East
17. Penn 5-2 285 16 Ivy League
18. Army 7-1 273 18 Patriot
19. UL-Lafayette 6-1 167 19 Sun Belt
20. Little Rock 2-5 162 14 Sun Belt
21. Maine 8-4 116 24 America East
22. Belmont 8-1 95 25 Ohio Valley
23. Missouri State 6-4 74 NR Missouri Valley
24. Youngstown State 7-1 55 23 Horizon
25. Hofstra 7-2 49 21 Colonial

NOTE: The Mid-Major Poll is made up of teams from the following conferences: America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, West Coast, Western Athletic.