ATLANTA – For the second straight week, North Dakota State sits atop the Under Armour MCLA Division II Weekly Coaches Poll for the period ending March 4.
The Bison (3-0), which head to Montana on Sunday for three ranked contests, gobbled up 16 of the 17 first place votes. NDSU sits 37 points clear of Grand Valley State (0-0) in second.
St. Thomas (1-1) remains at No. 3, but the Tommies’ advantage over No. 4 Minn.-Duluth (3-2) is swiftly dwindling. The Bulldogs are just four points back heading into Music City Judgement this weekend.
Dayton (1-0), which is just six points back of Duluth, rounds out the Top 5.
Baylor (6-2) exited the poll this week, making way for North Florida (5-4). The Ospreys are tied for 24th.
Under Armour MCLA Division II Coaches Poll - Week 3
|1.||North Dakota State||423||16|
|2.||Grand Valley State||386|
|8.||Cal State Fullerton||316|
|11.||Florida Gulf Coast||255|
|14.||College of Idaho||218|
|17.||Cal State San Marcos||114|
|23.||Central Conn. State||54|
Also receiving votes: Northern Colorado (26), Baylor (23), UC San Diego (19), Fort Lewis (10), New Haven (8), UT-Dallas (7), Colorado Denver (7), Rice (7), Stonehill (7), Appalachian State (5), Southern Oregon (4), UC Santa Cruz (4), Western Washington (3), Colorado Mines (2), Western Oregon (1).