2020 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings – Week 7

NEW ORLEANS – Let’s check the final NCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings for the 2020 season, which were released on Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

With no Regional Championships this year, this is the closest thing we have to finding out which teams impressed the most during one of the strangest years in the sport.

NCAA Division I — Men's Cross Country
This Week's Regional-Leading Teams
Wisconsin
Georgetown
Oklahoma State
BYU
Iona
Ole Miss
Arkansas
NC State
Stanford
GREAT LAKES
Wisconsin
MID-ATLANTIC
Georgetown
MIDWEST
Oklahoma State
MOUNTAIN
BYU
NORTHEAST
Iona
SOUTH
Ole Miss
SOUTH CENTRAL
Arkansas
SOUTHEAST
NC State
WEST
Stanford
Cross Country Polls & Rankings

Remember: The 2021 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships are next Monday, March 15, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. You can watch ALL of the action from the OSU Cross Country Course LIVE on ESPNU and through the ESPN App beginning at 12:30 pm ET.

Great Lakes Region

There were a few changes to the top-5 in the Great Lakes Region.

Wisconsin and Notre Dame remained No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, but with Michigan not making the NCAA meet, it dropped all the way down to No. 7, which shifted Indiana to No. 3, Michigan State to No. 4, Purdue to No. 5 and Butler to No. 6.

Mid-Atlantic Region

There was one major change to the top-5 in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Georgetown and Villanova went head-to-head at the BIG EAST Championships this past weekend and to the top team, goes the spoils. The Hoyas finished runner-up to Butler, so that means they go to No. 2 in Week 7, while the third-place Wildcats dropped to No. 2.

Navy, Pittsburgh and Temple are still No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

Midwest Region

There were no changes to the top-5 in the Midwest Region.

Oklahoma State and Iowa State remained No. 1 and No. 2, followed by No. 3 Tulsa, No. 4 Nebraska and No. 5 Kansas State.

Mountain Region

There were a few changes to the top-5 in the Mountain Region.

BYU, Northern Arizona and Colorado remained No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, but Mountain West champion Air Force jumped two spots following its conference title, while shifted both Mountain West runner-up Utah State and Southern Utah down one spot.

Northeast Region

There were a few changes to the top-5 in the Northeast Region.

Iona remained No. 1 following yet another MAAC crown, while Syracuse jumped one spot to No. 2 after a strong effort at the FSU Winter XC Last Chance Invitational. UMass Lowell is now No. 3 after winning the America East and former No. 2 UConn dropped two spots to No. 4, right ahead of new No. 5 Providence.

South Region

There was one minor change to the top-5 in the South Region.

Ole Miss and Georgia remained No. 1 and No. 2, followed by No. 3 Florida State and No. 4 Tennessee, while ASUN champion North Florida climbed two spots to No. 5.

South Central Region

There were no changes to the top-5 in the South Central Region.

Arkansas and Texas remained No. 1 and No. 2, followed by No. 3 Southeastern Louisiana, No. 4 Rice and No. 5 LSU.

Southeast Region

There were no changes to the top-5 in the Southeast Region.

NC State and Wake Forest remained No. 1 and No. 2, followed by No. 3 Virginia, No. 4 Duke and No. 5 Charlotte.

West Region

There were a few changes to the top-5 in the West Region.

Pac-12 champion Stanford and Pac-12 third-place team Washington remained No. 1 and No. 2, while Pac-12 fourth-place team Oregon dropped two spots to No. 5, which shifted both Gonzaga and Portland up one spot to No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

NCAA Division I
Men's Cross Country
USTFCCCA Regional Coaches' Rankings

2020 Week #7 - March 9th

About this Product
The USTFCCCA Regional Cross Country Coaches’ Rankings are determined subjectively by a single member coach in each respective region. The regional representative is tasked with weighing returning teams’ strength with current season results (if applicable) in determining a rank-order of squad potential. Only USTFCCCA member programs are eligible to receive a ranking. Teams with provisional status within the region may be ranked.

Great Lakes Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1wisconsinWISCONSIN
Big Ten (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2notre-dameNOTRE DAME
ACC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3indianaINDIANA
Big Ten (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4michigan-stateMICHIGAN STATE
Big Ten (4)
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5purduePURDUE
Big Ten (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6butlerBUTLER
Big East (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 7)
7michiganMICHIGAN
Big Ten
 ▼4
(LW: 3)
8eastern-michiganEASTERN MICHIGAN
Mid-American (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9cincinnatiCINCINNATI
American (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10miami-ohioMIAMI (OHIO)
Mid-American (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11ohioOHIO
Mid-American (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12toledoTOLEDO
Mid-American (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13milwaukeeMILWAUKEE
Horizon (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14bowling-greenBOWLING GREEN
Mid-American (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 14)
15indiana-stateINDIANA STATE
Missouri Valley
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

Mid-Atlantic Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1georgetownGEORGETOWN
Big East (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 2)
2villanovaVILLANOVA
Big East (3)
 ▼1
(LW: 1)
3navyNAVY
Patriot
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4pittsburghPITTSBURGH
ACC (10)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5templeTEMPLE
American (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6penn-statePENN STATE
Big Ten (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7la-salleLA SALLE
Atlantic 10 (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8saint-josephsSAINT JOSEPH'S
Atlantic 10 (4)
 ▲1
(LW: 9)
9lafayetteLAFAYETTE
Patriot (3)
 ▲4
(LW: 13)
10bucknellBUCKNELL
Patriot (4)
 ▼2
(LW: 8)
11george-washingtonGEORGE WASHINGTON
Atlantic 10 (5)
 ▲4
(LW: 15)
12lehighLEHIGH
Patriot (5)
 ▼2
(LW: 10)
13americanAMERICAN
Patriot (6)
 ▲1
(LW: 14)
14marshallMARSHALL
Conference USA (8)
 ▼3
(LW: 11)
15mount-st-marysMOUNT ST. MARY'S
Northeast (3)
 ▼3
(LW: 12)

Midwest Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1oklahoma-stateOKLAHOMA STATE
Big 12 (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2iowa-stateIOWA STATE
Big 12 (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3tulsaTULSA
American (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4nebraskaNEBRASKA
Big Ten (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5kansas-stateKANSAS STATE
Big 12 (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6missouriMISSOURI
SEC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7kansasKANSAS
Big 12 (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8south-dakota-stateSOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Summit League (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9illinoisILLINOIS
Big Ten (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10minnesotaMINNESOTA
Big Ten (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11illinois-stateILLINOIS STATE
Missouri Valley (1)
 ▲4
(LW: 15)
12eastern-illinoisEASTERN ILLINOIS
OVC (1)
 ▼1
(LW: 11)
13wichita-stateWICHITA STATE
American (4)
 ▼1
(LW: 12)
14bradleyBRADLEY
Missouri Valley (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 13)
15drakeDRAKE
Missouri Valley (3)
 ▼1
(LW: 14)

Mountain Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1byuBYU
WCC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2northern-arizonaNORTHERN ARIZONA
Big Sky (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3coloradoCOLORADO
Pac-12 (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4air-forceAIR FORCE
Mountain West (1)
 ▲2
(LW: 6)
5utah-stateUTAH STATE
Mountain West (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 4)
6southern-utahSOUTHERN UTAH
Big Sky (1)
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7weber-stateWEBER STATE
Big Sky (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8colorado-stateCOLORADO STATE
Mountain West (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9new-mexicoNEW MEXICO
Mountain West (5)
 ▲1
(LW: 10)
10wyomingWYOMING
Mountain West (6)
 ▼1
(LW: 9)
11utah-valleyUTAH VALLEY
WAC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12montana-stateMONTANA STATE
Big Sky (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13utepUTEP
Conference USA (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14texas-techTEXAS TECH
Big 12 (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 14)
15idaho-stateIDAHO STATE
Big Sky (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

Northeast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1ionaIONA
Metro Atlantic (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2syracuseSYRACUSE
ACC (6)
 ▲1
(LW: 3)
3umass-lowellUMASS LOWELL
America East (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4connecticutCONNECTICUT
Big East (4)
 ▼2
(LW: 2)
5providencePROVIDENCE
Big East (5)
 ▲1
(LW: 6)
6stony-brookSTONY BROOK
America East (2)
 ▼1
(LW: 5)
7northeasternNORTHEASTERN
Colonial (1)
 ▲1
(LW: 8)
8army-west-pointARMY WEST POINT
Patriot (1)
 ▲3
(LW: 11)
9boston-universityBOSTON UNIVERSITY
Patriot (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10buffaloBUFFALO
Mid-American (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11vermontVERMONT
America East (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 12)
12binghamtonBINGHAMTON
America East (4)
 ▼5
(LW: 7)
13rhode-islandRHODE ISLAND
Atlantic 10 (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14wagnerWAGNER
Northeast (1)
 NR
15sienaSIENA
Metro Atlantic (4)
 NR

South Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1ole-missOLE MISS
SEC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2georgiaGEORGIA
SEC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3florida-stateFLORIDA STATE
ACC (9)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4tennesseeTENNESSEE
SEC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5north-floridaNORTH FLORIDA
ASUN (1)
 ▲2
(LW: 7)
6georgia-techGEORGIA TECH
ACC (12)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7lipscombLIPSCOMB
ASUN (3)
 ▼2
(LW: 5)
8belmontBELMONT
OVC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9ut-martinUT MARTIN
OVC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10floridaFLORIDA
SEC (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11alabamaALABAMA
SEC (10)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12south-alabamaSOUTH ALABAMA
Sun Belt (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13tennessee-techTENNESSEE TECH
OVC (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14auburnAUBURN
SEC (12)
 ◀▶
(LW: 14)
15memphisMEMPHIS
American (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

South Central Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1arkansasARKANSAS
SEC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2texasTEXAS
Big 12 (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3southeastern-louisianaSOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA
Southland (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4riceRICE
Conference USA (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5lsuLSU
SEC (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6texas-amTEXAS A&M
SEC (9)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7north-texasNORTH TEXAS
Conference USA (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8stephen-f-austinSTEPHEN F. AUSTIN
Southland (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9lamarLAMAR
Southland (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10arkansas-stateARKANSAS STATE
Sun Belt (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11ut-arlingtonUT ARLINGTON
Sun Belt (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12baylorBAYLOR
Big 12 (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13new-orleansNEW ORLEANS
Southland (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14central-arkansasCENTRAL ARKANSAS
Southland (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 14)
15mcneese-stateMCNEESE STATE
Southland (6)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

Southeast Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1nc-stateNC STATE
ACC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2wake-forestWAKE FOREST
ACC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3virginiaVIRGINIA
ACC (4)
 ◀▶
(LW: 3)
4dukeDUKE
ACC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 4)
5charlotteCHARLOTTE
Conference USA (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 5)
6furmanFURMAN
SoCon (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7kentuckyKENTUCKY
SEC (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8virginia-techVIRGINIA TECH
ACC (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 8)
9north-carolinaNORTH CAROLINA
ACC (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10eastern-kentuckyEASTERN KENTUCKY
OVC (2)
 ◀▶
(LW: 10)
11charleston-southernCHARLESTON SOUTHERN
Big South (1)
 NR
12richmondRICHMOND
Atlantic 10 (1)
 ▲3
(LW: 15)
13george-masonGEORGE MASON
Atlantic 10 (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 14)
14libertyLIBERTY
ASUN (2)
 ▼3
(LW: 11)
15clemsonCLEMSON
ACC (11)
 ▼2
(LW: 13)

West Region -- Men

RANK TEAM
CONFERENCE
CHANGE
1stanfordSTANFORD
Pac-12 (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 1)
2washingtonWASHINGTON
Pac-12 (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 2)
3gonzagaGONZAGA
WCC (2)
 ▲1
(LW: 4)
4portlandPORTLAND
WCC (3)
 ▲1
(LW: 5)
5oregonOREGON
Pac-12 (4)
 ▼2
(LW: 3)
6boise-stateBOISE STATE
Mountain West (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 6)
7california-baptistCALIFORNIA BAPTIST
WAC (1)
 ◀▶
(LW: 7)
8santa-claraSANTA CLARA
WCC (4)
 ▲2
(LW: 10)
9uclaUCLA
Pac-12 (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 9)
10washington-stateWASHINGTON STATE
Pac-12 (6)
 ▼2
(LW: 8)
11californiaCALIFORNIA
Pac-12 (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 11)
12portland-statePORTLAND STATE
Big Sky (5)
 ◀▶
(LW: 12)
13grand-canyonGRAND CANYON
WAC (3)
 ◀▶
(LW: 13)
14arizonaARIZONA
Pac-12 (8)
 ◀▶
(LW: 14)
15idahoIDAHO
Big Sky (7)
 ◀▶
(LW: 15)

USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Cross Country

2020 Rankings & Polls Calendar
COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts
The NCAA Division I National Championsips have been rescheduled to be held on March 15, 2021.
Weeks Regional RankingsNational Coaches' Poll KEY DATES
Week 1Tue 10/27
MEN | WOMEN
Week 2Tue 11/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 3Tue 11/24
MEN | WOMEN
Week 4Tue 2/2
MEN | WOMEN
Wed 2/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 5Tue 2/16
MEN | WOMEN
Wed 2/17
MEN | WOMEN
Week 6Tue 3/2
MEN | WOMEN
Wed 3/3
MEN | WOMEN
Week 7Tue 3/9
MEN | WOMEN
Fri 3/5
MEN | WOMEN
March 5, 2021: Final day of regular season
FINAL ResultsMon 3/15
MEN | WOMEN
March 15, 2021: NCAA DI Championship (Stillwater, Okla.)
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