Here are the top 25 mid-majors in the nation based off my own evaluation.
I consider a mid-major team to be any team that is not from a "Big Six" conference, the Mountain West, the Atlantic 10 or Conference USA.
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Record: 5-1, 2-0 SoCon
Best Win: Richmond (Home)
Davidson has won its last four games. The Wildcats beat Wofford and Furman to start off SoCon play.
Record: 5-3, 1-0 CAA
Best Win: Northeastern (Road)
Old Dominion defeated Northeastern in its first game of a four-game road trip. Next up on the Monarchs' schedule is Fairfield.
Best Win: Tulsa (Home)
Missouri State has lost its last two games after a 3-0 start. The Bears will have a chance to rebound against Oklahoma State on Wednesday.
Record: 6-2, 1-0 Horizon
Best Win: Duquesne (Home)
Valparaiso beat Butler in its Horizon League opener. The Crusaders will wrap up their three-game road trip at IPFW on Wednesday.
Best Win: Santa Clara (Home)
Santa Barbara has fallen to 2-2 after losses to San Diego State and UNLV. The Gauchos start a five-game road trip at San Diego on Dec. 13.
Best Win: Fairfield (Neutral)
Indiana State's comeback against Boise State fell short on Saturday, and the Sycamores picked up their second loss of the season.
Best Win: Southern Mississippi (Neutral)
Murray State remained undefeated with a 75-58 win over Dayton on Sunday. The Racers have their toughest test of the season coming up; they play at Memphis next Sunday.
Best Win: Marshall (Home)
Ohio picked up a key win over Marshall on Wednesday. The Bobcats travel to Portland on Wednesday for the first game of a two-game road trip.
Best Win: UCLA (Road)
Middle Tennessee picked up its third straight win, beating Akron 77-53 on Sunday.
Record: 7-1, 2-0 SoCon
Best Win: Clemson (Road)
Charleston beat Chattanooga in double overtime for its second win in SoCon play.
Best Win: George Washington (Neutral)
VCU defeated South Florida and George Washington this week to rebound from its close loss to Alabama. The Rams return home for a their next three games.
Best Win: Utah State (Home)
Weber State held off San Jose State in double overtime for its fourth win on the year. The Wildcats play at BYU on Wednesday.
Best Win: Oregon (Neutral)
BYU improved to 5-2 with a win over Oregon on Saturday. The Cougars host Weber State on Wednesday.
Best Win: Northern Iowa (Home)
St. Mary's overcame a second-half deficit to beat Weber State last week. The Gaels have an easy stretch of games coming up over the next two weeks, playing Jackson State, North Carolina A&T, Bethune-Cookman and Kennesaw State.
Record: 6-2, 1-0 CAA
Best Win: Albany (Home)
After a 2-2 start, George Mason has won its last four games. The Patriots play a pair of road games this week against Virginia and Radford.
Best Win: Iowa State (Road)
Northern Iowa extended its winning streak to six games with a win over Colorado State this week. The Panthers host in-state rival Iowa on Tuesday.
Best Win: UNLV (Home)
Wichita State picked up a key win over No. 20 UNLV on Sunday. The Shockers play at Tulsa on Wednesday.
Record: 7-1, 2-0
Best Win: Vanderbilt (Road)
Cleveland State beat Wright State and Detroit in its first two Horizon League games. The Vikings wrap up their six-game road trip against Robert Morris on Thursday.
Best Win: Pittsburgh (Road)
After beating BYU Hawaii last week, Long Beach State will play at No. 14 Kansas and No. 5 UNC this week.
Best Win: West Virginia (Road)
Kent State defeated UAB and Morehead state this past week. The Golden Flashes play at James Madison on Tuesday.
Record: 4-2, 2-0 A-Sun
Best Win: Middle Tennessee (Road)
Belmont edged Mercer 82-78 on Saturday to improve to 4-2 on the season. That was the first time a team has come within four points of Belmont on its home floor since February 2010.
Record: 6-1, 2-0 MAAC
Best Win: St. Joseph's (Road)
Iona has won six straight games and is off to a 2-0 start in conference play. The Gaels continue their eight-game road trip at Denver on Wednesday.
Best Win: Washington State (Home)
Gonzaga is off to a rough start in December after losing at Illinois. The Zags start a six-game homestand against Michigan State on Saturday.
Best Win: Florida State (Neutral)
Harvard remained undefeated with wins over Vermont and Seattle this week. The Crimson will face No. 10 Connecticut on Thursday.
Best Win: San Diego State (Road)
Creighton picked up another solid win over Nebraska on Sunday. The Bluejays look to keep their undefeated season going against St. Joseph's on Saturday.
Added: Indiana State, Valparaiso, Davidson
Dropped: Butler, Drexel, Wagner
Here are a few teams that are close to making my top 25 but are not quite there yet:
Santa Clara (4-2) has won its last two games and plays Washington State on Sunday.
San Francisco (6-3) ended a two-game slide with a win at Montana.
Campbell (7-1, 2-0 Big South) has games against Virginia Tech and NC State coming up in its five-game road trip.
Denver (6-1) has won three of its last four games by double digits.
Milwaukee (6-1, 2-0 Horizon) has won its last three games, including a pair of Horizon League wins.
Butler (3-4, 0-1 Horizon) blew a second-half lead and lost in overtime to Valparaiso this week.
Loyola-Maryland (6-1, 2-0 MAAC) has won six straight games since losing to Wake Forest.