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Men D2 2023 Rankings Week 11

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Men D2 2023 Rankings Week 11

Memphis won the SCRC final over the weekend. Will Fagan photo.

Just a few play-in games, as well as the SCRC final, give us data for this week's rankings.

As often happens in the D2 rankings, the playoffs certainly could make things change drastically.

However, for the most part our inkling that teams near the top (bot not AT the top) of strong conferences are in a better position than teams AT the top of not-as-strong conferences. We have discussed our issues with Virginia earlier this season and we suspected we had them too high. We did, but not so high that we felt any shame about it.

Scranton has been up-and-down all season and that can be chalked up to an issue D2 and small-college teams deal with all the time—injuries and depth. Mankato slides down, but we are a little worried about Grand Valley State at #9. That might be a shade high, although they haven't really put much of a foot wrong. How they deal with Georgetown will be interesting.

The Men's D2 College Round of 16 is Out

We'll have a closer look at how NCR has matched up playoff teams with a look at our rankings.

Rk. Prev. College Team Conference  
1 1 Northern Iowa (IA) Great MW  
2 2 IUP (PA) Allegheny  
3 3 Georgetown (DC) MARC  
4 4 Villanova (PA) MARC Beat Coastal Carolina (33)
5 5 Maine (ME) New England-Wide  
6 6 Memphis (TN) SCRC Beat Tennessee Tech (39)
7 7 Norwich (VT) New England-Wide  
8 8 Marist (NY) Liberty  
9 11 GVSU (MI) Great Lakes Beat Miami (20)
10 10 Vermont (VT) New England-Wide Beat USMMA (32)
11 12 UNC-Wilmington (NC) Southern  
12 15 UW-Whitewater (WI) Great MW  
13 16 Loyola (IL) Great MW Beat Mankato (9)
14 9 MSU Mankato (MN) Northern Lights Lost to Loyola (16)
15 17 Montana State (MT) High Peaks  
16 13 Auburn (AL) SCRC  
17 18 Northwestern (IL) Great MW  
18 22 Scranton (PA) MARC Beat Virginia (14)
19 19 Coast Guard (CT) New England-Wide  
20 14 Virginia (VA) Cardinals Lost to Scranton (22)
21 20 Miami (OH) Allegheny Lost to GVSU (11)
22 21 SLU (MO) Gateway  
23 23 Kent State (OH) Allegheny  
24 24 Illinois State (IL) Great MW  
25 25 Chicago (IL) Great MW  
26 26 Bucknell (PA) MARC  
27 27 Central Michigan (MI) Great Lakes  
28 28 Albany (NY) Liberty  
29 29 RPI (NY) Liberty  
30 30 Southern Illinois (IL) Gateway  
31 31 Washington U. (MO) Gateway  
32 32 USMMA (NY) Tri-State Lost to Vermont (10)
33 33 Coastal Carolina (SC) Southern Lost to Villanova (4)
34 34 UMBC (MD) MARC  
35 35 Colorado Mesa (CO) High Peaks  
36 36 Marquette (WI) Great MW  
37 37 Bloomsburg (PA) MARC  
38 38 Cornell (NY) Liberty  
39 40 Towson (MD) MARC  
40 39 Tennessee Tech (TN) SCRC Lost to Memphis (6)