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David Boyce | NCAA.com | October 5, 2016

Division II Football Power Rankings: Week Five

  Sioux Falls jumps up in rankings after big wins over Bemidji State and Augustana.

In Week 5, Northwest Missouri continues to hold onto the top spot in the DII Power Rankings, while Sioux Falls jumps to No. 4 after knocking off another ranked opponent. 

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Rank Team Record Comments Last Week
1


Northwest Missouri

5-0 Has won by average of 29.6 points 1
2
Shepherd
4-0 Returns to action with home game after bye week 3
3
Grand Valley State
5-0 Clutch interception with 17 seconds left by Devin McKissic preserves three-point win 4
4
Sioux Falls
5-0 For second week in a row, knocked off a ranked opponent  6
5
Henderson State
5-0 Evan Lassiter threw for 311 yards and two TDs in seven-point win 7
6
Texas A&M-Commerce
5-0 Important home game vs Midwestern St.; will be televised on ESPN3 8
7
Midwestern State
4-0 Third straight season starting 4-0  9
8
Azusa Pacific
5-0 In 30-2 win, stopped opponent four times from scoring inside the 20 11
9
Tuskegee
5-0 Down 16-0 in fourth, Golden Tigers score 21 unanswered points for 21-16 win 10
10
Indiana (Pa.)
4-0 Three fourth-quarter interceptions secure eight-point win  12
11
North Alabama
3-1 Survived a missed 22-yard field goal on final play, edged West Georgia 15
12
West Georgia
4-1 Despite road loss, remains one of the top teams in country 2
13
Harding
5-0 Ronnie Huckeba earned 100th career win as Bison head coach 16
14
Colorado Mesa
5-0 20-19 win, first victory over CSU-Pueblo since 2009 NR
15
Ferris State
4-1 Nice bounce-back road win; another tough road game at Grand Valley State NR
16
Southwest Baptist
5-0 Best start in program’s history NR