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AGS Poll: Week 6 Top 25 Results

We saw a few significant upsets shake up the AGS top 25 in week 6. For the first time all year there was a good amount of movement within the top 5. North Dakota State retained it’s #1 position garnering all 89 1st place votes. After that Eastern Washington moved up 2 spots to #2. Elon, following their monumental win at James Madison, moved up 5 spots to their highest ever ranking in the AGS Poll coming in at #3. South Dakota State slid down 1 spot to #4 and aforementioned James Madison dropped 3 spot to #5.

As for the other risers on the week Towson used a big win over fellow ranked CAA foe Stony Brook to move up 6 spot to #12. South Dakota moved into the top 25 again after a 3 week absence moving up 6 spots to #20. Princeton made their first appearance in the top 25 this year after reeling off their 4th straight dominant victory of the season rising 5 spots to #22. Idaho State also made their debut in the 2018 AGS Top 25 rising 8 spots to #24 after dominating in-state rival Idaho. Sam Houston State ended their 2 week absence rising 4 spots to come in at #25 after defeating their Southland rival Stephen F Austin.

As for teams going the other way Weber State dropped 9 spots to #15 after being upset by Northern Arizona. Stony Brook took a 7 spot tumble down to #19 after their aforementioned loss to Towson. Montana plummeted 9 spots to #23 after being upset at home by Portland State. Northern Iowa, Villanova, Missouri State, and Western Illinois all dropped out of the top 25 after sustaining losses over the weekend.

In terms of conference representation the CAA led the way placing 6 teams into the top 25. They were followed by the Big Sky with 5 and the MVFC and Southland with 4 teams each in the top 25.

Full details below:

Rank Change Team Total Points First Place Votes
1 North Dakota State Bison 2225 89
2 2 Eastern Washington Eagles 2056
3 5 Elon Phoenix 1986
4 -1 South Dakota State Jackrabbits 1952
5 -3 James Madison Dukes 1843
6 -1 Kennesaw State Owls 1793
7 Wofford Terriers 1657
8 1 UC Davis Aggies 1469
9 2 Jacksonville State Gamecocks 1349
10 3 Illinois State Redbirds 1315
11 -1 McNeese State Cowboys 1314
12 6 Towson Tigers 1277
13 2 Nicholls State Colonels 1083
14 3 Rhode Island Rams 1025
15 -9 Weber State Wildcats 1003
16 North Carolina A&T Aggies 941
17 4 Maine Black Bears 689
18 4 Colgate Raiders 630
19 -7 Stony Brook Seawolves 572
20 6 South Dakota Coyotes 369
21 4 Central Arkansas Bears 344
22 5 Princeton Tigers 303
23 -9 Montana Grizzlies 288
24 8 Idaho State Bengals 283
25 4 Sam Houston State Bearkats 257
ORV:
26 4 East Tennessee State Buccaneers 216
27 -7 Northern Iowa Panthers 207
28 -9 Villanova Wildcats 97
29 8 Dartmouth Big Green 88
30 1 Montana State Bobcats 75
31 -8 Missouri State Bears 71
32 -4 Chattanooga Mocs 46
33 -9 Western Illinois Leathernecks 26
34 2 Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens 25
35 5 Tennessee State Tigers 16
36 -2 North Dakota Fighting Hawks 12
37 NR Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 10
38 1 Western Carolina Catamounts 7
39 -7 Sac State Hornets 5
40 NR Incarnate Word Cardinals 1

Most significant win: Elon Phoenix
Most significant loss: James Madison Dukes, Montana Grizzlies (tie)

Dropped out of the poll:
Yale Bulldogs
Harvard Crimson

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