The DII College final four took place over the weekend with North Carolina State knocking off defending champions Wisconsin Whitewater. The Wolfpack take the top spot in the rankings after capping off an impressive undefeated season.
Iowa Central gave NC State a tougher game than Whitewater in the semifinals and move into the second spot.
Things get tricky from here down. On the second day of a... Read More
Coming into championship weekend, the DII College rankings were a doozy to complete. Queens College shocked the field two weeks ago to get a shot at dethroning Whitewater and as a result two teams from the Cardinals Conference are headed to the final four. The conference gets a lot of bump thanks to the performance.
The top four are the four remaining teams. Whitewater, NC State, Iowa Central and... Read More
The DI rankings remain relatively static. Three games with ranked teams took place over the weekend and the better ranked team won in two of those affairs.
The big game of the weekend saw Lindenwood hold off Navy on the road. It was the Lions first real test of the season and they came away with a big road win.
Kutztown beat St. Bonaventure 52-39 in a shootout. The Bonnies have been competitive... Read More
The DII playoffs got under way this weekend and the results caused a shake up in the DII rankings.
Queens College defeated Furman 36-31 showing the power of the Cardinals Conference and the warranted three seeds they got to the post season. Queens moves up to 14 and UVA, who also won this weekend, moves to 10. NC State remains at two.
Iowa Central had a strong second half against IUPUI and won 56... Read More
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