The post season is fast approaching in DIAA. Here is where it currently stands with the participating fall conferences.
Brown picked up a close win over Harvard to move to 4-0. Both the Bears and Dartmouth are 4-0 and will meet next week to determine first place. Yale and Harvard will meet as well and the winner will get the third spot in the conference playoffs and the fourth will be out.... 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
It has been a wild couple of weeks in DIA. A number of underdogs picked up wins and across the country we have seen the most parity in a long time.
After beating NDC last weekend, Kutztown gave Penn State all it could handle in a narrow 32-27 loss to the Nittany Lions. Wheeling Jesuit gave Army a tougher than expected game in a 33-21 loss.
Army and Penn State are both undefeated at the... Read More
There was a less than full slate of games this weekend as a number of schools were on fall break. With the playoffs set for early November, here is where things currently stand.
Bloomsburg moved to 4-0 with another convincing victory and Villanova picked up its fifth conference victory with a 31-10 win over Drexel. Scranton moved to 4-1 with a win. York and Lehigh are battling for the final... 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
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The playoff picture is starting to emerge in DII across the country. Conferences are finishing out league play and gearing up for playoffs later this month. A number of marquee games took place over the weekend.
Villanova defeated York to be the first team to move to 4-0 in the conference while York drops to 2-2. Bloomsburg had the week off and remains at 3-0. Four teams make the playoffs... Read More
The DII College landscape was busy this weekend with all but five of the ranked teams taking place.
The biggest game of the weekend saw Bethel College dismantle Grand Valley State. The Pilots moved up five spots to number seven and Grand Valley State falls to 13.
Marquette continues its hot streak with a win over previously ranked Northern Iowa. 73-10, however, drops Northern Iowa out.
Vermont... Read More