Nearly all of the top 10 was idle this past weekend and with unsurprising results elsewhere there was not much movement in the DI rankings.
The biggest game saw Navy get its first run out under head coach Gavin Hickie. The Midshipmen were in a tight contest with Air Force early on, but ran away in the second half. Navy impressed and moves up to 13.
The rest of the ranked teams all on comfortably... Read More
The NSCRO score report features more games than in the past couple of weeks because a number of conferences got underway. The Northwest, Frontier, Deep South, Mid America and Dixie all started play this week.
Things are getting interesting in the Tri State. New Paltz took down Maritime and now there are four teams who currently sit at 4-1. The top four make the playoffs in this division and are... Read More
The DIAA fall competition is coming into the home stretch, with the Chesapeake, SCRC, MARC and MAC getting ready for conference playoffs. Meanwhile, the Ivy and some of the other spring DIAA conferences are starting to unfold.
The two remaining undefeated teams met in the Ivy League this weekend and the matchup went the way of Dartmouth. The Big Green held Yale without a try, earning a solid... Read More
The DII College scene saw a bit of a shakeup this weekend with a number of high profile teams either losing or playing closer than expected games.
The biggest game of the week was in the Southern Conference. Furman took on UNC-Charlotte midweek and the 49ers got the better of the defending national runner-ups. Charlotte took down Paladins 29-16 and has clinched the top spot in the western... Read More
There was some movement in the DII Rankings as there were several surprise results. Three ranked teams failed to beat lesser opponents and ultimately knocked one of those teams out of the rankings.
Northern Michigan upset UW-Milwaukee 31-23 in WIIL play this weekend. UWM was previously ranked 11 but fall behind Northern Michigan at 19.
Southern Connecticut tied higher ranked Bentley. The schools... Read More
NSCRO teams across the country continue to progress in conference play while several divisions are just getting under way.
A couple of national contenders met in the Midwest. Last year's region three winner, Xavier took on perennial power Southern Indiana. Xavier came away with a 24-10 win over SIU.
Catholic University moved to 4-0 in the Potomac Conference with a win over American. CU is the... Read More
Penn State defeated Kutztown in the premier match of the weekend. The Nittany Lions continue to be the class of the Rugby East defeating the Bears comfortably 54-24. Penn State remains at six while Kutztown drops several spots to 15.
Indiana had another tight game with a division rival and after two consecutive weeks of close calls with unranked teams, drop one spot. Ohio State, despite the loss... Read More
DIAA featured 19 fixtures this weekend over five conferences and one independent bout. The Ivy, SCRC, Keystone and Chesapeake continued with conference play while Heart of America opened up with one game.
Dartmouth remained undefeated but it was an uncharacteristically close game with Penn. The Big Green were held to just 36 points. Dartmouth had been averaging 55 points a contest coming in... Read More
The DII College landscape is starting to stratify with the top teams in each conference staking their claims. A number of teams are on a collision course with division rivals as they progress deep into the season.
The Southern conference, northern division is down to two teams who have a realistic chance of winning the division. Furman continues to dominate racking up another 50-point margin. UNC... Read More
Nearly every ranked team in DII played this weekend. Most teams won comfortably, but a couple of games bore interesting results and effected our rankings.
The titans of Northern Lights met for the first time this season. North Dakota State blanked Minnesota-Duluth 25-0 and moves in front of the Fighting Penguins. Coming into the weekend the teams were back-to-back in the rankings, and NDSU proved... Read More