(NorthernSun.org) – The third NCAA Regional football rankings have been released and the NSIC has seven teams ranked in Super Region Four. Minnesota State (8-2) moved up a spot to third, while Bemidji State (8-2) jumped up three spots to fourth. Winona State (8-2) dropped two spots to fifth while Wayne State stayed steady in sixth. Sioux Falls (7-4) dropped two spots to seventh. Minnesota Duluth (7-3) entered the ranking in ninth while Augustana (6-4) dropped a spot to tenth.
The NSIC, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), the Lone Star Conference (LSC) make up the 34-team NCAA Super Region Four this season.
The Division II Football Championship provides for a maximum field of 28 teams. Twelve (12) first-round games will be conducted on the campus of one of the competing institutions. The top seed in each selection region (super region) will receive a bye in the first round of the playoffs.
The NCAA DII Football selection show is set to air on NCAA.com on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. (CT).
SUPER REGION FOUR
Rk School (Conf) DII Rec In-Reg LW
1 Angelo State (LSC) 10-0 10-0 1
2 CO School of Mines (RMAC) 8-2 8-1 2
3 Minnesota State (NSIC) 8-2 8-2 4
4 Bemidji State (NSIC) 8-2 8-2 7
5 Winona State (NSIC) 8-2 8-2 3
6 Wayne State (NSIC) 8-2 8-2 6
7 Sioux Falls (NSIC) 7-3 7-3 5
8 CO State Pueblo (RMAC) 7-3 7-2 NR
9 Minnesota Duluth (NSIC) 7-3 7-3 NR
10 Augustana (NSIC) 6-4 6-4 9
Dropped out: #8 Texas A&M Kingsville (LSC), #10 Central Washington (LSC)