Podcast: MVC Weekly: Evansville stuns No. 1 Kentucky, highlights Valley hoops nation-wide

In the latest edition of the MVC Weekly podcast, sports editor Blaine Lewallen, editor-in-chief Jon Barlas and sports reporter Jake Fogal dive deep into the new college basketball season, reflecting on top teams in the conference and giving preseason MVC power rankings. The crew also touches on key match-ups in the MVFC playoff landscape, and gives its latest power rankings for that as well.

FOOTBALL POWER RANKINGS:

1. North Dakota State (1) | 10-0, 6-0 MVFC

2. Northern Iowa (4) | 7-3, 5-1 MVFC

3. Illinois State (3) |7-3, 4-2 MVFC

4. South Dakota State (2) | 7-3, 4-2 MVFC

5. Southern Illinois (5) | 6-4, 4-2 MVFC

6. South Dakota (7) | 4-5, 3-3 MVFC

7. Youngstown State (6) | 5-5, 1-5

8. Indiana State (8) | 3-7, 1-5 MVFC

9. Missouri State (9) | 1-8, 1-5 MVFC

10. Western Illinois (10) | 1-9, 1-5 MVFC

BASKETBALL POWER RANKINGS:

1. Evansville (2-0)

2. Northern Iowa (2-0)

3. Illinois State (2-0)

4. Missouri State (2-1)

5. Bradley (1-1)

6. Drake (1-1)

7. Indiana State (0-1)

8. Loyola (1-2)

9. Valparaiso (2-1)

10. Southern Illinois (2-2)

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