Beavers ranked No. 8 in D2SIDA Regional Rankings
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Beavers ranked No. 8 in D2SIDA Regional Rankings

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked No. 8 in the Central Region in this week’s edition of the Division II Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA) rankings, as voted on by the region’s sports information directors. 

The Beavers are coming off a two wins at home to stay undefeated as they took down Minnesota Morris Nov. 25, 89-67, and then hosted Minnesota Crookston Nov. 29 to open NSIC action where they defeated the Golden Eagles, 78-50.

D2SIDA Men's Basketball Central Region Media Poll - Dec. 1, 2014 


  School (First-Place Votes)    W-L  Pts.     Prev.
 1.   Central Missouri (2)   7-0  20  1
 2.   MSU-Moorhead   7-0  18  2
 3.   Minnesota State   5-1  16  3
 4.   Augustana   7-0  14  T-4
 5.    Northwest Missouri State   5-1  11  8
 6.   SW Minnesota State  5-1  10  6
 7.   Northern State   5-1  8  T-4
 8.   Bemidji State   5-0  4  RV
 T-9.   Central Oklahoma   6-2  3  NR
 T-9.   Southern Nazarene   5-1  3  T-10


The Beavers are set to end their seven game home stand with two NSIC opponents as they welcome St. Cloud State and University of Minnesota Duluth to BSU Gymnasium Dec. 5-6. Game times are set for 8 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.

Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).