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USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION III TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Week 8 Poll: January 11, 2011

USA TODAY
ESPN Division III 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
Total Points
1
Amherst College (Mass.) -6
1
13-0
198
2
Hope College (Mich.) -2
2
13-0
194
3
Thomas More College (Ky.)
3
13-0
178
4
Babson College (Mass.)
T4
12-0
171
5
University of Rochester (N.Y.)
8
10-1
154
6
Christopher Newport University (Va.)
7
11-1
151
7
Kean University (N.J.)
9
12-2
148
8
Williams College (Mass.)
T4
12-1
147
9
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
10
12-2
137
10
DePauw University (Ind.)
12
12-2
120
11
Washington University (Mo.)
6
9-3
112
12
Illinois Wesleyan University
13
10-3
98
13
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
16
12-2
86
14
Mount Union College (Ohio)
11
11-2
77
15
Lebanon Valley College (Pa.)
18
13-1
75
16
Bowdoin College (Maine)
21
11-1
60
17
Denison University (Ohio)
NR
14-0
56
18
Western Connecticut State University
25
11-1
51
19
Greensboro College (N.C.)
NR
11-0
47
T20
College of St Benedict (Minn.)
17
10-1
43
T20
Muhlenberg College (Pa.)
14
9-2
43
22
Wartburg College (Iowa)
NR
13-0
41
23
William Paterson University (N.J.)
24
12-2
32
24
Gallaudet University (DC)
NR
11-0
26
25
Louisiana College
22
11-1
24


Dropped Out:
  Carthage College (Wis.); George Fox University (Ore.); Mississippi College; Colby College (Maine).

Others receiving votes:  Carthage College (Wis.) 19; Saint Norbert College (Wis.) 18; University of Chicago (Ill.) 17; George Fox University (Ore.) 15; Saint Vincent College (Pa.) 15; Medaille College (N.Y.) 14; Mississippi College 9; Colby College (Maine) 7; University of Puget Sound (Wash.) 7; Wisconsin Lutheran College 4; Calvin College (Mich.) 3; College of Staten Island (N.Y.) 3.

The USA TODAY ESPN board of coaches is made up of nine head coaches at Division III institutions. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2010-11 board: Nan Carney-DeBord - Non-voting Chair (Ohio Wesleyan University), Doreen Carden (Albion College), Nancy Fahey (Washington University-St. Louis), Julie Fulks (Lewis & Clark College), G.P. Gromacki (Amherst College), Karin Harvey (Montclair State University), Steven Kenner (Emory & Henry College), James Scheible (University of Rochester), and Mike Strong (University of Scranton).

*Please note that all voters for the DIII poll are required to vote each week between 10 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.

 

 

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