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USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION III TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Week 7 Poll: January 4, 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
Last week's rank
Record
Total Points
1
Amherst College (Mass.) -5
1
11-0
173
2
Hope College (Mich.) -2
2
11-0
170
3
Thomas More College (Ky.)
8
11-0
149
T4
Babson College (Mass.)
6
10-0
146
T4
Williams College (Mass.)
7
12-0
146
6
Washington University (Mo.)
5
9-2
133
7
Christopher Newport University (Va.)
3
9-1
126
8
University of Rochester (N.Y.)
9
8-1
125
9
Kean University (N.J.)
4
10-2
118
10
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
10
10-2
117
11
Mount Union College (Ohio)
11
10-1
113
12
DePauw University (IN)
15
10-2
95
13
Illinois Wesleyan University
12
8-3
90
14
Muhlenberg College (Pa.)
14
8-0
83
15
Carthage College (Wis.)
16
9-2
62
16
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
24
10-2
57
17
College of St Benedict (Minn.)
17
8-1
50
18
Lebanon Valley College (Pa.)
19
10-1
48
19
Mississippi College
20
11-0
44
20
George Fox University (Ore.)
13
8-3
38
21
Bowdoin College (Maine)
21
9-1
31
22
Louisiana College
25
10-0
22
23
Colby College (Maine)
T22
8-1
19
24
William Paterson University (N.J.)
18
10-2
16
25
Western Connecticut State University
NR
9-1
13


Dropped Out:
 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.

Others receiving votes: Denison University (Ohio) 12; Greensboro College (N.C.) 12; Saint Norbert College (Wis.) 12; Johns Hopkins University (Md.) 10; Wartburg College (Iowa) 9; Saint Vincent College (Pa.) 8; Gallaudet University (DC) 6; Medaille College (N.Y.) 6; University of Chicago (Ill.) 5; University of Puget Sound (Wash.) 5; Calvin College (Mich.) 3; Bridgewater College (Va.) 2; University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 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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