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USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION III TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Week 9 Poll: January 18, 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
Hope College (Mich.) -8
2
15-0
200
2
Thomas More College (Ky.)
3
15-0
192
3
Kean University (N.J.)
7
14-2
175
4
Amherst College (Mass.)
1
15-1
174
5
Babson College (Mass.)
4
14-0
166
6
Christopher Newport University (Va.)
6
13-1
152
7
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
9
14-2
146
8
Williams College (Mass.)
8
15-1
139
9
DePauw University (Ind.)
10
14-2
134
10
Illinois Wesleyan University
12
12-3
129
11
Washington University (Mo.)
11
11-3
128
12
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
13
14-2
105
13
Bowdoin College (Maine)
16
14-1
95
14
Lebanon Valley College (Pa.)
15
15-1
83
15
University of Rochester (N.Y.)
5
11-3
77
16
University of Chicago (Ill.)
NR
11-3
70
17
Denison University (Ohio)
17
16-0
66
18
Mount Union College (Ohio)
14
13-2
62
19
Medaille College (N.Y.)
NR
14-1
52
20
College of St Benedict (Minn.)
T20
13-1
46
21
Greensboro College (N.C.)
19
14-0
45
22
William Paterson University (N.J.)
23
14-2
34
23
Saint Vincents College (Pa.)
NR
14-1
31
24
Gallaudet University (DC)
24
14-0
21
25
Louisiana College
25
12-1
20


Dropped Out:
 Western Connecticut State University; Wartburg College (Iowa); Muhlenberg College (Pa.).

Others receiving votes: Colby College (Maine) 11; Saint Norbert College (Wis.) 11; Western Connecticut State University 10; University of Puget Sound (Wash.) 9; Wartburg College (Iowa) 8; George Fox University (Ore.) 3; Mount St Mary College (N.Y.) 3; Carthage College (Wis.) 2; Coe College (Iowa) 1.

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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