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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, Furman held off UNC-Charlotte and NC State won the Cardinal Conference.

In Rugby Northeast, Bentley recaptured the top spot and move ahead of Providence and Southern Connecticut, All three remain at the bottom of the Top 25.

SUNY Cortland moves up to 19th after completing an undefeated season in the Upstate NY region.

York makes its way into the Top 25 after topping IUP and giving Rowan a tough contest in the MARC Final. It slots in at number 22.

Vermont lost to Middlebury, dropping both themselves and Rhode Island down a few spots.

With the playoffs starting this weekend, there will be plenty more games to test our rankings.

Rank11/10/16Recent Results
1Minnesota-DuluthIdle
2UW-WhitewaterBeat Northern Iowa 88-12, Beat Illinois State 45-11
3RowanBeat Scranton 50-7, Beat York 32-17
4FurmanBeat UNC-Charlotte 44-20
5NC StateBeat ODU 49-28, Beat NOVA Griffins 19-15
6NorwichIdle
7Coast GuardIdle
8Illinois StateBeat UW-Milwaukee 58-19, Lost to UW-Whitewater 45-11
9Grand Valley StateIdle
10North Dakota StateIdle
11UNC-CharlotteLost to Furman 44-20
12Western StateIdle
13Winona StateIdle
14VMILost to NOVA Griffins 30-28, Beat ODU 54-24
15UNC-WilmingtonIdle
16Colorado School of the MinesIdle
17UW-MilwaukeeLost to Illinois State 58-19, Beat Northern Iowa 52-35
18BentleyBeat Providence 34-8
19Southern ConnecticutBeat St. Michael's 55-8
20CortlandBeat RIT 29-14, Beat Geneseo
21Northern IowaLost to UW-Whitewater 88-12, Lost to UW-Milwaukee 52-35
22YorkBeat IUP 39-22, Lost to Rowan 32-17
23VermontLost to Middlebury 19-12
24Rhode IslandBeat New Hampshire 85-19
25ProvidenceLost to Bentley 34-8
Dropped Out
IUPLost to York 39-22