There was very little movement in the rankings this week. The top 10 remains intact but some teams in the bottom half change places.
St. Bonaventure defeated NDC to get a big conference win and the Bonnies move up to 18. NDC drops to 21.
Cal Poly played its first game of the year and the traditionally strong squad lost a game to DIAA opponent Chico State. They drop out of the rankings all... Read More
With the playoffs in full swing, ranked teams will be facing off each week. We got a preview with conference finals last weekend and some movement occurred as a result.
Whitewater proved its dominance with a pair of blowout wins. Marquette and Milwaukee both drop to 13 and 19 respectively.
NC State blitzed through the conference finals beating last year runner up VMI 82-10. The Keydets were... Read More
The DI College Rankings saw some significant shift with a few underdogs getting strong results.
Army was the big winner of the weekend. They blanked Penn State 31-0 and move up to six. BYU slots in at five and Penn State drops to ninth overall.
Lindenwood-Belleville shocked Arkansas State 39-26 and move up to 16 in the rankings. It is there highest ever ranking in Rugby Today.
Arkansas Sate drops... Read More
There was a lot of movement in the DII rankings this week. Several teams join the top 25 after impressive wins.
Ferris State handed down a strong win over Grand Valley State last week. They slot in at 20. Bethel takes a hit with the result and drops to nine because of that result.
UW-Milwaukee beat Illinois State and moves into the rankings at 15. The win causes Marquette to drop a bit as the win... Read More
There was some significant movement in DII this week.
Iowa Central continues to be the toughest team to rank. But seeing UW-Whitewater lose to Belleville 48-5 puts an earlier season loss by the Tritons to the Lynx some perspective. With a similar result, Iowa Central vaults up to number five.
Montana State drops to 10 because they have yet to play a tough game. They continue to lead the... Read More
A few teams moved in the rankings this week.
Iona gave Penn State a tough game at home. The Gaels have played Navy, Army and Penn State tough this season and are earning attention. They move up to 15 despite the loss.
Ohio State bested Wisconsin this week further complicating the picture in the Midwest. With that victory, Ohio State remains at 25 and with Ohio State undefeated in the Big 10... Read More
There was very little movement in the DI rankings. Only a couple of teams moved but for the first time in a long time Indiana falls out of the top 25.
Ohio State picked off the Hoosiers sending them to their second consecutive conference loss. Ohio State moves into 25.
Army had a closer than expected game against Wheeling Jesuit but the Black Knights stay at number seven.
Kutztown gave Penn State... Read More
The DII College rankings had some movement with a number of ranked teams squaring off against each other.
In the southern conference UNC-Charlotte and Furman played a thrilling 44-41 game. The teams are within striking distance of each other and come in at 10 and 11 respectively.
North Dakota State had an impressive win over Minnesota-Duluth. NDSU remains at 3 and Duluth drops to 17.
Bloomsburg... Read More
There were a couple of upsets in the DI rankings this weekend that resulted in some shifts.
In Rugby East, Kutztown defeated NDC 27-10. The Bears move up to 12 overall and NDC drops to 14.
BYU played its first game of the season and picked up a century mark win.
Wisconsin shocked Indiana 40-24. That is the first time Indiana has lost a Big 10 game in recent memory so the loss in noteworthy. It... Read More
There were a number of high profile games this weekend in DII and several teams made big moves.
The biggest matchup was between Illinois State and Marquette. Marquette nipped previously sixth ranked ISU 15-5. Marquette moves up to six in the rankings and ISU drops to 12.
Vermont continues to dominate the New England Wide. The Catamounts won their fourth straight shut out and break into the top 10... Read More