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David Boyce | NCAA.com | March 8, 2017

DII Men's Basketball Power Rankings: Final Week

  Northwest Missouri heads into the NCAA Tournament the top team in DII.

A total shakeup in the top ten takes over the final men's power rankings of 2016-17. Northwest Missouri State jumps four spots to No. 1, while Bellarmine follows suit, jumping from No. 6 to No. 2.

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Rank Team Record Comments Previous
1

NW Missouri State

29-1 Repeated as MIAA champions. 5
2

Bellarmine

28-3

Won GLVC Tournament title; on 15-game winning streak.

 

  

6
3

Hawaii Pacific

 

28-2

Won PacWest Tournament; on seven-game winning streak.

 

 

3
4


West Liberty

28-3

Beat Fairmont State in MEC Tournament championship.

 

 

9
5

Fairmont State

29-2

Only two losses were to West Liberty.

 

2
6

Queens (N.C.)

28-3

Won tits first conference tournament title since 1998-99 season.

 

 

12
7

Kentucky Wesleyan

28-2 Won G-MAC Tournament; on 26-game winning streak. 8
8

Lincoln Memorial

26-5

Had its 16-game winning streak snapped in loss to Queens.

 

 

7
9


Shippensburg

26-3

Won its second PSAC Tournament title; first since 1991. 

 

13
10

Indiana (Pa.)

27-3

Had its 18-game winning streak snapped in 3-point overtime loss to Shippensburg.

 

1
11

Kutztown

26-3

Had its program-tying 18-game winning streak stopped in PSAC championship.

 

 

4
12

Ferris State

 

27-4

Won its third straight GLIAC Tournament with a one-point win over Ashland.

15
13


Shippensburg

25-5

Made 15 3-pointers in win in CCAA Tournament championship game.

 

 

NR
14

Colorado Mines

27-4

Won RMAC Tournament title; on nine-game winning streak.

   

14
15

Southern Indiana

25-4

Looking to bounce back from one-point loss in GLVC Tournament. 

11
16


California Baptist

25-4

Lost last two games, both to Point Loma.

 

   

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