Most 2A/1A teams have escaped the play-in game, while a few are either too late or have one last chance to avoid it.
Playoff brackets are beginning to take shape, but there's a little bit of time remaining to change that.
Time is running out on the regular season.
Teams are making their second run through conference play, and for some, there's a score to be settled from the first time.
The end of the season, and the championship trophy is in sight for some.
Teams need to start making their big push now, if they want a better spot at the regional tournament.
There's still time to move up, or down the standings, in preparation for the upcoming regional tournaments.
This time next month, it will be post-season time.
Games are becoming more important, now that the calendar has turned over into February.
The calendar says February, which means there's not many games left on the schedule.