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2 Dakotas Schools Move Up in NAIA Football Poll

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Two schools in the Dakotas have moved up in the NAIA football coaches’ poll.

Dakota Wesleyan in South Dakota has moved up from 22nd to 19th this week, after a 24-13 win over Briar Cliff on Saturday. Valley City State in North Dakota is up one spot to 20th, after a 41-31 win over Dakota State.

There is no change in the top five spots in the poll this week. Saint Xavier of Illinois remains No. 1, followed by Marian of Indiana, Georgetown of Kentucky, Morningside of Iowa and Missouri Valley of Missouri.

11Saint Xavier (Ill.) (14)314
22Marian (Ind.)301
33Georgetown (Ky.)291
44Morningside (Iowa)273
55Missouri Valley271
66Benedictine (Kan.)245
77William Penn (Iowa)242
88Eastern Oregon215
99Baker (Kan.)210
109St. Ambrose (Iowa)199
1112Carroll (Mont.)192
1211Saint Francis (Ind.)186
1313MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)180
1414Cumberlands (Ky.)165
1515Grand View (Iowa)143
1617Northwestern (Iowa)138
1720Montana Tech104
1817St. Francis (Ill.)103
1922Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.)87
2021Valley City State (N.D.)70
2125Cumberland (Tenn.)67
2219Rocky Mountain (Mont.)66
2316Doane (Neb.)62
24RVKansas Wesleyan33
25RVMenlo (Calif.)17

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