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David Boyce | NCAA.com | February 22, 2017

Division II Men's Basketball Power Rankings: Week 8

  Indiana (Pa.) is the new No. 1 in this week's Power Rankings.

A shakeup in the top 10 finds a new No. 1 Indiana (Pa.) jumping two spots into this week's No. 1 slot amid a 15-game winning streak, while NW Missouri State falls five spots to No. 6 on the heels of their first loss of the season.

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Rank Team Record Comments Previous
1

24-2 On 15-game winning streak, one of the hottest teams in DII. 3
2

Fairmont State

25-1 Team has averaged over 100 points in four-game winning streak.  2
3

Hawaii Pacific

 

25-2 PacWest regular-season title coming down to final week. 4
4

California Baptist

24-2 Team has won four straight since loss to Hawaii Pacific.  7
5

Kutztown

22-2 Fourteen straight wins since loss to Shippensburg on Dec. 30.  5
6

NW Missouri State

24-1 Looking to bounce back from 17-point loss at Pittsburgh State. 1
7

West Liberty

24-2 Senior Zac Grossenbacher scored his 1,000th career point on Senior Day. 6
8

Kentucky Wesleyan

25-2 Team has scored at least 100 points in three of last four. 9
9



Southern Indiana

25-2 On six-game winning streak heading into regular-season finale at Bellarmine. 11
10



Lincoln Memorial

22-4 Picked up two-point victory in SAC showdown against Queens (N.C.) 14
11

Bellarmine

24-3 Heads into game against Southern Indiana on 11-game winning streak. 13
12

Tarleton State

22-4 Looking to bounce back from one-point loss at Texas A&M Commerce. 8
13



San Francisco State

22-3 Twenty-two wins set program record in modern era. 16
14

Queens (N.C.)

23-3 Looking to bounce back from loss at Lincoln Memorial. 10
15

Colorado Mines

 

22-3 Team beat Fort Lewis in overtime last week. NR
16



Shippensburg

22-3 Bounced back from a loss with a 33-point victory. 15

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