Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Dec. 6th, 2020. New Mexico State stays atop the rankings this week despite not playing a Division I opponent as of yet. The Aggies did defeat NAIA Benedictine Mesa (AZ) this past week. Furman remains second in the poll […]
The Summit League top three teams have seperated themselves from the rest of the pack over this past week of action. North Dakota State tied South Dakota State atop the standings, while South Dakota is just one game back of the co-leaders. All three teams are on impressive winning streaks. South Dakota has won seven […]
Sophomore Alex Arians and the youthful South Dakota State Jackrabbits sit on top of The Summit League standings at the halfway point of their league slate. Picked to finish fifth in the coaches’ preseason poll, first-year head coach Eric Hendeson has SDSU off to a 6-2 start and his squad has won six of its […]
North Dakota State moved into the top spot in the standings with two wins last week at home over South Dakota and North Dakota. G/F Tyson Ward became the third different Bison to earn the Summit League men’s basketball Player of the Week after this week this season. Ward joins teammates F Rocky Kreuser (Week […]
The Summit League is already in the midst of its conference schedule with many teams already with three or four conference games. Right now, suprising South Dakota State leads the league after replacing four starters this year as well as their head coach (Bill Wright replaced T.J. Otzelberger, who left after last season to UNLV). […]
In the college basketball landscape we all know about Duke, North Carolina, Michigan, Tennessee and Kentucky. Some combination of those teams litter the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 every March. But there are always a couple of mid major teams that go on runs and play in the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
South Dakota State at Memphis When: Tuesday, December 4, 8:00 PM Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN TV/Streaming: ESPN College Extra, ESPN3 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (6-2, 0-0) Brookings, South Dakota Summit League Enrollment: 12,527 FCS Sagarin Rating: 83 (7 in CSJ Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25) Scouting Report: So far in the early going, the Jackrabbits’ inside-outside game […]