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David Boyce | NCAA.com | January 4, 2017

DII Men's Basketball Power Rankings: Week 1

  The Falcons have yet to face defeat this season.

Fairmont State begins strong and tops the Week 1 NCAA DII men's basketball power rankings.

RELATED: NABC Coaches Poll

Rank Team Record Comments
1


Fairmont State

11-0 This team owns a win over last year's semifinalist West Liberty.
2
Queens (N.C.)
12-0 The team has secured ten wins by double digits. 
3
Northwest Mo. St.
12-0 It is tied for first in the MIAA with Missouri Southern, which is its Thursday opponent. 
4
West Liberty
10-1 In each of its last four games, the team has increased point production. 
5
Southern Indiana
12-0 Eight of its 12 games were won on the road. 
6
Tarleton State
12-1 On Thursday, Tarleton State faces an important road game against Angelo State. 
7
Angelo State
10-0 It is winning close games, with five wins by five points or fewer. 
8
Saginaw Valley State
11-1 The team is on a two game win streak after its first loss. 
9
California Baptist
12-1 The team is coming off a 10-point win over Hawaii Pacific.
10
Wheeling Jesuit
10-1 So far, its only loss was in overtime to Fairmont State.
11
West Texas A&M
15-1 This team has three victories over ranked opponents. 
12
Barry
10-1 So far, its only loss was in overtime to Saint Leo.
13
Drury
10-1 The team's only loss was to Lynn by a single point. 
14
Shippensburg
11-0 So far, the team has won its first seven conference games. 
15
Hawaii Pacific
12-1 It is looking to bounce back against Azusa Pacific after its first loss. 
16
UC San Diego
11-2 This team is on a four-game win streak after a loss to Western Washington.

Note: Rankings reflect games through Jan. 3. 

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