INDIANAPOLIS–The NCAA Division II Region Rankings were released on Monday evening and Tuskegee University was selected as the No. 5 team out of Super Region Two.

The Golden Tigers (7-1, 3-0 SIAC West Division) have won five consecutive games after suffering its only setback of the season in a loss against Winston-Salem State. The defending SIAC Champions, currently in first place in the SIAC West Division, will host Central State this Saturday for its homecoming.

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A pair of South Atlantic Conference (SAC) teams, Lenoir-Rhyne (7-1) and Newberry College (7-1), are the top two teams out of the Region, ranked No. 1 and 2 respectively. Division II Independent UNC-Pembroke (6-1) is ranked third, while Gulf South Conference leader West Alabama is the fourth-ranked team, followed by Tuskegee.

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Rounding out the top 10 are No. 6 North Alabama (5-2), No. 7 Carson Newman (7-1), No. 8 Delta State (5-2), No. 9 Valdosta State (5-2), and  No. 10 Wingate (4-3).

Regional football rankings will be released each week until the end of the regular season on November 10th. The top six teams from each super region will make up the NCAA Division II Football Playoff Field.

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