College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Dec. 20

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 20th, 2020. New Mexico State reclaims the top spot despite not playing a game. NMSU has played to sub-DI teams thus far and is not scheduled currently to play again until Jan. 8th against Dixie State.

Wright State moves up to the second spot this week after picking up two victories over Detroit Mercy this past week.

Furman moves down from the top spot to the #3 position following two losses this past week to Alabama and Winthrop.

The Mid-Major conferences include America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, and Western Athletic conferences.

Due to COVID-19 reasons, the Ivy League has suspended its play for this season so no teams from that conference will be included in this poll.

Sagarin rankings provide the only rankings that actually ranks all Division I schools but our rankings will show just the Mid-Major side of things and have been used for several years with his own computer ranking system to distinguish strength of schedule and strength of team when comparing teams.

You can see the full Division I Sagarin rankings at The USA Today and at Jeff’s site itself.

In the rankings, you will see the the Mid-Major rankings first and the overall Division I ranking to the right of the the Mid-Major ranking.

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The following are the individual Mid-Major conference rankings highlighted in yellow and the overall rankings within overall ranking in Division I.