College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Preseason 2020-21

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the preseason of the 2020-2021 season. New Mexico State is the preseason pick for the Mid-Major rankings.

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.

The Ivy League, however, has decided to not play due to COVID-19 reasons so no team from that conference will be included in the rankings this year.

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.

Click on the rankings to see a larger view.


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

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