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David Boyce | | February 10, 2016

DII basketball: Week 6 power rankings presents a weekly edition of DII Men's basketball power rankings. Here is this week's top-16 teams with their records through Feb. 9.

Rank Team Record Comments LW
1. Wheeling Jesuit 22-1 Nine-point win over No. 2 Fairmont 3
2. Augustana 20-2 19-game win streak snapped; won at No. 8 Moorhead 1
3. Western Oregon 20-2 Impressive 2-point win at No. 19 Seattle Pacific 4
4. Lincoln Memorial 20-2 J. Steele, G. Simmons and L. Choice combine 74 pts 5
5. West Liberty 20-2 Made 17 3-pointers and scored 111 points in win 7
6. UC San Diego 18-3 Important CCAA game at home against Chico State 11
7. Queens (N.C.) 20-2 Shot 56 percent, made 12 3-pointers in win 12
8. Chico State 18-3 Won 16th straight CCAA home game 14
9. Barry 17-3 Averaging over 100 points in last four wins 16
10. Minn.St.-Moorhead 23-4 Looking to bounce back after loss to No. 1 Augustana 8
11. Fairmont State 19-3 Lost to No. 6 West Liberty and No. 4 Wheeling Jesuit 2
12. Bellarmine 18-4 Suffered road loss at Drury on Saturday 10
13. Fort Lewis 17-3 10-point deficit on the road, but won 7th straight game NR
14. Cal Poly Pomona 18-4 Held last opponent to 25 percent shooting NR
15. West Chester 18-3 Malik Jackson scored team-high 22 points in win on Feb. 3 NR
16. Kentucky Wesleyan 19-3 C.J. Blackwell season-high 25 points in 4th straight win NR







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