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David Boyce | | January 6, 2016

Division II Men's Basketball Power Rankings: Jan. 6

  The Vikings have won 11 straight games, which has earned them the top spot in our power rankings.

It's January, and college basketball is starting to heat up. So, presents the first edition of the 2016 DII Men's basketball power rankings.

WEEK ONE (Games through Jan. 5)

Rank Team Record Comments
1 Augustana (S.D.)    11-1 Won exhibition game at Iowa; on 11-game winning streak
2 Angelo State (Texas)  12-0 Scored over 100 points five times this seasons
3 West Liberty (W.Va.)  11-0 Scored over 100 points 11 times; 88 points low
4 Queens (N.C.)    11-0 Won seven of 11 games by double digits
5 Minn.St.-Moorhead  16-1 After season-opening loss, 16 straight wins
6 UC San Diego        10-2 Gave Cal Poly Pomona its first loss on Saturday
7 Cal Poly Pomona  12-1 6-1 in road games; next two games at home
8 Fairmont State (W.Va.)    10-1 Only loss was by 2 points at West Liberty
9 Midwestern State (Texas) 11-1 Riding an 8-game winning streak
10 Western Oregon 10-2 Snapped a 2-game losing streak with 22-point win
11 Eckerd College (Fla.)   12-1 1-1 against ranked teams
12 Bellarmine (Ky.)    9-2 Coming off 14-point win against Lincoln Memorial
13 Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) 10-2 Cooled off after 10 straight wins, scoring over 100 in six
14 Tarleton State (Texas)  11-2 Has a 3-point overtime loss and a 1-point loss
15 Saint Anselm (N.H.)   11-1 Best start since the 1960-61 team’s 14-1 start
16 Lake Superior St. (Mich.)   11-1  11-1  Coming off 6-point victory over No. 16 Ashland

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