Lots of action took place in DII with the round of 16 and eight being played on the same weekend. Tons of ranked opponents faced off and it gave us great insight into our rankings. For the most part, they held up.
Whitewater and Duluth continue to sit atop the rankings and for very good reason. Whitewater cruised through its games in impressive fashion, making it tempting for the Warhawks to move... Read More
This Thanksgiving rendition of the DI rankings sees little movement as only a handful of teams were in action over the weekend.
The only movement occurred at the bottom of the Top 25. Navy fell to Lindenwood 52-37 and drops two spots to 24th. The Midshipmen have had an up and down year but another loss, even against a good team, sees them drop below an undefeated Bowling Green and a Utah side... Read More
The DII playoffs provide us ample insight into our rankings and not one higher ranked team lost this weekend other than Rhode Island. There were five matchups between two ranked teams all of the better-ranked teams won.
As a result, there was not much movement in the rankings. Grand Valley State dropped a couple of spots after losing to Illinois State but the rest of the teams remain consistent.... Read More
There was not much movement in the DI rankings. With the fall season coming to a close, many teams were not in action. We did, however, get the first taste of a few teams that play spring dominated schedules.
Life played its first competitive match against Arkansas State in the Huckaby Cup on Saturday. The Running Eagles won 34-10 and remain at the number three spot. Arkansas State does not drop... Read More
The DII is into playoff season and the top teams are facing off on a weekly basis. The matchups are really testing our rankings but most are holding up.
In the WIIL, all four of the playoff teams are ranked and the rankings held up. Whitewater beat up both Northern Iowa and Illinois State. All four teams remain ranked as it is the toughest conference in the country.
In the Southern Conference,... Read More
The DI Rankings are winding down, but it is still hard to gauge teams that will be participating in various competitions. There is the DIAA playoffs, the Bowl Series, conference championships and a few other one off games. Nevertheless, we try our best.
The top 13 didn’t see any movement even with a big Army win over Air Force. Army was expected to win, but not by the margin that they did. Army... Read More
The DII Rankings saw a lot of movement this week, with three news teams making their way into the top 25. With conference playoffs pitting quality teams against one another, we are really seeing our rankings tested.
The Southern playoffs had four ranked teams face off this week. Both games produced impressive results. UNC-Charlotte throttled the defending Southern champions UNC-Wilmington on the... Read More
With conference play ending and a couple of non-conference games taking place over the weekend, there was some movement in the rankings.
The biggest game of the weekend saw Davenport upend Arkansas State 15-12. The Panthers won the non-conference bout with a conference opponent at home, so they move up to number 10. Arkansas State drops to number 12.
Penn State continues to dominate Rugby East,... Read More
The DII rankings saw some movement thanks to a couple of ranked matchups and some interesting results.
The biggest mover this week is Illinois State. ISU has flown under the radar this year and were neglected for too long in our rankings. It showed its worth this weekend, dismantling a previously undefeated conference opponent in Northern Iowa. ISU remains undefeated and slots in at number 14.... Read More
There was not much action and therefore not a lot of movement on the DI front. The highlight of the week was a bout between Notre Dame College and Indiana.
In a wild, back and forth affair, the Falcons scored a last second try to upend the defending Big 10 champs. As a result, NDC makes its first foray into the Top 10, slotting in at number nine. Indiana drops to number 11 with the loss.
The... Read More