FootballScoop's FCS weekend preview

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The 100-meter dash that is this spring FCS season has just hit the 60-meter mark. Just as soon as you hit top speed, it's time to peak to your left and right and see where you stand. If you don't like what you see, you've got limited time to hit the gas, lest you be left behind.

A month after every one got underway, we're now in the stretch run. Most teams have just two games after this weekend's action.

This week's schedule gives us just two ranked vs. ranked games -- it would've been three, but Villanova-New Hampshire was postponed -- making them all the more important. The winners of No. 11 Delaware at No. 18 Rhode Island and No. 13 Incarnate Word at No. 17 Nicholls will get a boost as the finish line quickly approaches. The losers, on the other hand...

Here is this week's STATS FCS Top 25 schedule, with national TV info included. All games Saturday unless noted otherwise.

1. James Madison (3-0) -- at William & Mary (2 p.m. ET, FloSports)
2. North Dakota State (5-1) -- at South Dakota (2 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
3. Weber State (2-0) -- vs. Northern Arizona
4. South Dakota State (4-1) -- Off
5. Sam Houston (3-0) -- at Northwestern State (7 p.m. ET Sunday, ESPN+)
6. North Dakota (4-1) -- at Youngstown State (noon ET, ESPN+)
7. Jacksonville State (7-1) -- vs. Austin Peay (3 p.m. ET Sunday, ESPN+)
8. Kennesaw State (3-0) -- Off
9. Chattanooga (3-1) -- vs. Mercer (noon ET, ESPN+)
10. Southern Illinois (4-2) -- at Missouri State (3 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
11. Delaware (2-0) -- at No. 18 Rhode Island (noon ET, FloSports)
12. Eastern Washington (2-1) -- vs. Cal Poly
13. Incarnate Word (3-0) -- at No. 17 Nicholls (noon ET, ESPN+)
14. VMI (4-0) -- at Wofford (1 p.m. ET, ESPN+)
15. UC Davis (2-1) -- vs. Idaho State
16. Villanova (1-1) -- Off
17. Nicholls (3-1) -- vs. No. 13 Incarnate Word (noon ET, ESPN+)
18. Rhode Island (2-0) -- vs. No. 11 Delaware (noon ET, FloSports)
19. Murray State (4-0) -- vs. Eastern Illinois (3 p.m. ET Sunday, ESPN+)
20. Furman (3-2) -- at Mercer (3:30 p.m. ET Sunday, ESPN+)
21. Richmond (2-0) -- at Elon (4 p.m. ET, FloSports)
22. Northern Iowa (2-3) -- at Western Illinois (noon ET, ESPN+)
23. Southeastern Louisiana (2-2) -- Off
24. New Hampshire (0-1) -- Off
25. Maine (2-1) -- Off