Mid-Major Top 25—Dec. 13: Portland Drops Out Of Top 5 With Rough Week

Posted by Jesse Kramer on December-13-2009 Add Comments

Rank. Team (Rank Last Week)


1. Butler (1)

Record: 7-3, 1-0 Horizon

RPI: 57

After faltering against Top 25 teams earlier in the season, the Bulldogs beat an Evan Turner-less Ohio State on Saturday. Although the Buckeyes are clearly a weaker team without Turner, they are still a quality team and Butler showed that they still have what it takes to be the top mid-major.

Key Wins: Northwestern (Road), UCLA (Neutral), Ohio State (Home)

Key Losses: Clemson (Neutral)


2. Northern Iowa  (3)

Record: 7-1

RPI: 31

Northern Iowa beat in-state rival Iowa on Tuesday and then bea...

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