USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION I TOP 25 COACHES' POLL
Week 6: December 22, 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|
Dropped out: None.
Others receiving votes: Kansas 39; Kentucky 36; Dayton 25; Oklahoma State 24; St. John's 19; East Carolina 17; Iowa State 17; Georgia Tech 14; TCU 14; DePaul 10; Hartford 8; Maryland 8; Temple 8; Georgetown 7; Miami (Fla.) 7; Gardner-Webb 6; St. Bonaventure 6; Northwestern 3; Michigan 2; Vermont 2; Gonzaga 1; New Mexico 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