USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION I TOP 25 COACHES' POLL
Week 2: November 24, 2009
The Top 25 women’s basketball coaches poll, with team’s RECORDS THROUGH MONDAY in parentheses, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, ranking in last week’s poll and first-place votes received:
School (First Place Votes)
|Record||Points||Last Week's Ranking|
|24.||San Diego State||3-0||74||NR|
Dropped out: No. 19 Louisville (2-1), No. 20 Maryland (3-1), No. 23 Purdue (2-2), No. 24 Iowa State (1-1).
Others receiving votes: Louisville 56; Maryland 41; Dayton 37; Middle Tennessee 33; Iowa State 23; Syracuse 23; Temple 22; Gonzaga 19; Hartford 10; TCU 9; Vermont 9; Southern Methodist 8; East Carolina 7; Rutgers 6; Georgetown 4; Western Kentucky 4; Houston 3; Oklahoma State 3; Georgia Tech 2; Nebraska 2; West Virginia 2; Auburn 1; Purdue 1.
The USA TODAY ESPN Board of Coaches is made up of 31 head coaches at Division I institutions. All are members of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The board for the 2009-10 season: Phil Stern, University of Maryland - Baltimore County; Bill Fennelly, Iowa State University; Jose Fernandez, University of South Florida; Jamie White, University of Northern Colorado; Marcia Foster, Cal State Fullerton; Dayna Smith, Cornell University; Mike Bradbury, Morehead State University; Gordy Presnell, Boise State University; Rick Reeves, Gardner Webb; Sharon Versyp, Purdue; LaVonda Wagner, Oregon State University; Mike Morris, Samford University; Rick Pietri, University of South Alabama; Tanya Haave, University of San Francisco; Cynthia Cooper-Dykes, Prairie View A&M Univ.; Nell Fortner, Auburn; Jim Flanery, Creighton University; Michael Shafer, Univ. of Richmond; Lynn Bria, Stetson;Kenny Brooks, James Madison; Royce Chadwick, Marshall; Sandy Botham; University of Wisconsin - Millwaukee, Stephanie DeWolfe, Saint Peter's College; Sue Guevara, Central Michigan; Aaron Johnston, South Dakota State University; LeDawn Gibson, Florida A&M; Sue Semrau, Florida State; Elaine Elliott, University of Utah; Gela Mikalauskas, Wagner; Tammy Smith, Lafayette College; Lee Ann Riley, Stephen F. Austin, Chair: Jennifer Rizzotti, University of Hartford