< BACK

USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Week 1 Poll
: November 23, 2010

USA TODAY
ESPN Division II Top 25 women's basketball poll, with first-place votes to the right, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th.

Rank
Institution- First Place Votes Previous Rank Record Points
1
Arkansas Tech University -20 1 4-0 700
2
Delta State University (Miss.) -5 2 3-0 674
3
Lander University (S.C.) -2 4 4-0 641
4
Holy Family University (Pa.) 5 3-0 606
5
Emporia State University (Kan.) -1 6 2-0 580
6
Seattle Pacific University (Wash.) 8 2-0 523
7
University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 10 3-0 507
8
Fort Lewis College (Colo.) -1 12 2-0 488
9
Washburn University (Kan.) 9 1-0 477
10
Franklin Pierce University (N.H.) 14 4-0 434
T11
University of Alaska - Anchorage 13 4-1 344
T11
West Texas A&M University 7 2-1 344
13
Clayton State University (Ga.) 21 5-0 343
T14
Michigan Technological University 17 2-0 322
T14
Northeastern State University (Okla.) 22 3-0 322
16
Grand Valley State University (Mich.) 23 2-0 253
17
Wayne State College (Neb.) 18 2-1 139
18
Gannon University (Pa.) 15 1-1 129
19
Millersville University of Pennsylvania NR 2-0 127
20
University of Wisconsin - Parkside NR 3-0 117
21
California State University - Chico NR 2-0 110
22
Augustana College (S.D.) NR 3-0 102
23
Tusculum College (Tenn.) 3 0-3 88
24
Western Washington University NR 2-0 78
25
Minnesota State University - Mankato NR 2-0 76


Dropped Out:
 California University of Pennsylvania; Bentley University (Mass.); Fort Valley State University (Ga.); University of Tampa (Fla.); University of California - San Diego; Drury University (Mo.).

Others receiving votes:
 California University of Pennsylvania 73; Bentley University (Mass.) 63; Francis Marion University (S.C.) 49; Grand Canyon University (Ariz.) 49; Pace University (N.Y.) 40; Fort Valley State University (Ga.) 38; Florida Southern College (Fla.) 36; Rollins College (Fla.) 35; West Liberty University (W.Va.) 35; University of Charleston (W.Va.) 33; University of Tampa (Fla.) 32; Fairmont State University (W.Va.) 31; University of California - San Diego 30; University of Southern Indiana 28; Bowie State University (Md.) 27; Tarleton State University (Texas) 26; Concordia University (Minn.) 23; Drury University (Mo.) 23; Georgia College & State University 22; Harding University (Ark.) 22; Barton College (N.C.) 20; University of South Carolina - Aiken 18; Saint Augustine's College (N.C.) 17; Adams State College (Colo.) 15; Texas Woman's University 14; Colorado State University - Pueblo 13; Stonehill College (Mass.) 13; Northern State University (S.D.) 12; Colorado School of Mines 8; Virginia State University 8; Wayne State University (Mich.) 8; Johnson C Smith University (N.C.) 7; Saint Mary's University (Texas) 7; Nova Southeastern University (Fla.) 6; Augusta State University (Ga.) 4; Carson-Newman College (Tenn.) 4; Shaw University (N.C.) 2; Southeastern Oklahoma State University 2; University of Central Missouri 2; University of Findlay (Ohio) 2; West Virginia Wesleyan (W.Va.) 2; Dixie State College of Utah 1; Winston-Salem State University (N.C.) 1.

The USA TODAY ESPN board of coaches is made up of 30 head coaches at Division II institutions. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2010-11 board: Carmen Dolfo - Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Gloria Bradley (Wayne State University), Mike Brandt (University of South Carolina - Aiken), Lester Butler (University of the District of Columbia), Dennis Cox (Clayton State University), Charity Elliott (University of California - San Diego), Corey Fox (Limestone College), Scott Hyland (Texas A&M University - Kingsville), Chris Kielsmeier (Wayne State College), Angie Kristensen (Dixie State College of Utah), Kelly Kruger (Adams State College), Ferne Labati (Seton Hill University), Shawna Lavender (Abilene Christian University), Jason Martens (Saint Mary’s University, Texas), Patrick Mashuda (Chowan University), Stephen McDonald (Fairmont State University), Ron McHenry (Washburn University), Mark Miller (Holy Family University), Barbara Nelson (Wingate University), Tim O’Hagan (Molloy College), Sandra Rushing (Delta State University), Rick Stein (University of Southern Indiana), Mark Swasey (California University of Pennsylvania), Latricia Trammell (Western State College of Colorado), Julie Van Beek (Seattle Pacific University), Phillip Wallace (Miles College), Dave Wilbers (Arkansas Tech University), Glenn Wilkes (Rollins College), Helen Williams (Merrimack College), and Nancy Winstel (Northern Kentucky University).

*Please note that all voters for the DII poll are required to vote each week between 8 a.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.