College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 27

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 27th, 2022.

Murray State stays in the top position this week. The Racers defeated its two Ohio Valley opponents in Belmont and Southeast Missouri State this past week as they head into the OVC Tournament later this week.

South Dakota State moves up a spot to the #2 position this week. The Jackrabbits finished the regular season undefeated in Summit League play after defeating Oral Roberts and Kansas City in league play with the conference tournament later this week.

Current OVC rival Belmont moves down to the #3 spot after that loss to top ranked Murray State. The Bruins, however, rebounded from the loss to Murray State to defeat Tennessee State in OVC play later in the week.

Toledo moves up to the #4 spot in this poll this week. The Rockets won both of it MAC contests this past week against Western Michigan and Miami of Ohio.

Chattanooga moves up to the fifth position this week. The Mocs defeated East Tennessee State and Samford in Southern Conference play and will now enter the SoCon Tournament later this week.

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.

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.

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.