FARGO — North Dakota State’s men’s basketball is ranked 19th in the final College Insider Mid-Major poll for the 2019-20 season.
NDSU won the Summit League regular season and tournament championships, finishing the season with an overall record of 25-8.
The Bison also boast a win over the No. 2 team in the final mid-major poll. NDSU defeated East Tennessee State, 78-68, on Dec. 7 in Fargo. The Buccaneers finished the season with a record of 30-4.
The poll is voted on by 31 mid-major head coaches and is made up of teams from the following conferences: America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Horizon, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, West Coast, Western Athletic.
The final poll looks like this:
1. Gonzaga. 2. East Tennessee State. 3. Brigham Young. 4. Liberty. 5. Stephen F. Austin. 6. Yale. 7. Saint Mary’s. 8. Northern Iowa. 9. Belmont. 10. Hofstra. 11. New Mexico State. 12. Vermont. 13. Akron. 14. Furman. 15. Wright State. 16. Little Rock. 17. Murray State. 18. Bradley. 19. North Dakota State. 20. UNC-Greensboro. 21. Harvard. 22. Texas State. 23. Winthrop. 24. Colgate. 25. Northern Kentucky.