WAYNE – As two more weeks remain in the regular season of NCAA Division II football, the Wayne State College Wildcats dropped out of the second NCAA Regional rankings.
Following a 42-41 overtime road loss to Upper Iowa this past Saturday, WSC fell from #7 to outside the top 10 to now sit 6-3 overall (3-2 NSIC South).
NSIC representatives include #2 Augustana (8-1) fell one spot; #7 Bemidji State (7-2) fell one spot; #8 Minnesota Duluth (7-2) up two spots and #10 Northern Sate (7-2) jumped into the rankings.
Other teams making up the top 10 include #1 Colorado School of Mines (8-1) of the RMAC; #3 Central Washington (5-1) of the GNAC; #4 Midwestern State (5-1 region) of the LSC; #5 Angelo State (6-2 region) of the LSC; #6 Western Colorado (8-1) of the RMAC and #9 Colorado Mesa (5-2 region) of the RMAC.
The Division II Football Championship provides for a maximum field of 28 teams, seven from each of the four super regions. Twelve first-round games will be conducted on the campus of one of the competing institutions. The top seed in each selection region (super regional) will receive a bye in the first round of the playoffs.
The NCAA DII Football selection show is set to air on NCAA.com on Sunday, November 14 at 4 p.m. (CT).
|RK||School (Conf)||In-Reg||DII Rec||LW|
|1||Colorado School of Mines (RMAC)||8-1||8-1||2|
|3||Central Washington (GNAC)||5-1||5-1||3|
|4||Midwestern State (LSC)||5-1||6-1||4|
|5||Angelo State (LSC)||6-2||7-2||5|
|6||Western Colorado (RMAC)||8-1||8-1||9|
|7||Bemidji State (NSIC)||7-2||7-2||6|
|8||Minnesota Duluth (NSIC)||7-2||7-2||10|
|9||Colorado Mesa (RMAC)||5-2||6-2||8|
|10||Northern State (NSIC)||7-2||7-2||NR|
Dropped out: #7 Wayne State