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Furman with ball against ECU. Deborah Shue Miller photo

The DII rankings remain relatively unchanged except for a few Southern Conference teams making their way into the rankings. The Southern Conference appears to be one of the strongest in the country, and a pair of undefeated teams breaks into the Top 25.

UNC-Wilmington and Furman continue to dominate their respective divisions and stick at 6th and 12th respectively. Coastal Carolina edged the Citadel 19-12 so Coastal remains right behind Furman at 13th with an undefeated record. The Citadel drops to 24th behind UNC-Charlotte and Appalachian State. Both schools are undefeated in Southern play and will square off next weekend. ECU lost to the Citadel earlier this year and drops out of the rankings despite winning last weekend.

Norwich continues to take the NECRC by storm, knocking off Vermont to move to 3-0. Vermont drops from 12th to 15th with its second loss of conference play.

RPI out of the Tri-State is the other team that drops out of our rankings. The Engineers won a close game over a traditionally weaker Hofstra squad. 

Rank9/29/16Recent Results
1Minnesota-DuluthBeat SCSU 89-12
2UW-WhitewaterBeat UW-Whitewater
3RowanIdle
4Grand Valley StateBeat Saginaw State 94-5
5VMIIdle
6UNC WilmingtonBeat UNC 47-21
7Northern IowaBeat DePaul 80-7
8NorwichBeat Vermont 31-24
9Coast GuardBeat WPI 43-0
10NC StateBeat VCU 97-7
11Rhode IslandBeat Providence 45-29
12FurmanBeat Wake Forest 96-0
13Coastal CarolinaBeat Citadel 19-12
14BentleyBeat St. Michael's 57-0
15VermontLost to Norwich 31-24
16Western StateIdle
17Colorado StateBeat Colorado Mesa 89-15
18MiddleburyBeat UNH 57-3
19St. LouisIdle
20Spring HillLost to Florida State
21IUPBeat Slippery Rock
22Appalachian StateBeat Western Carolina 28-0 (F)
23UNC-CharlotteBeat UNCG 133-0
24CitadelLost to Coastal Carolina 19-12
25Northern MichiganBeat UW-Stout 33-7
Dropped Out
RPIBeat Hofstra 17-15
Eastern CarolinaBeat College of Charleston 65-15