USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL
Week 3 Poll: December 6, 2011
USA TODAY ESPN Division II 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||Bentley University (Mass.) - 29||1||7-0||771|
|2||Arkansas Tech University -1||2||5-0||738|
|3||Metropolitan State College of Denver (Colo.)||3||6-0||675|
|4||Wayne State College (Neb.) -1||4||8-0||672|
|5||University of California - San Diego||5||8-0||644|
|6||Clayton State University (Ga.)||6||6-1||635|
|7||Fort Lewis College (Colo.)||7||5-1||537|
|8||Michigan Technological University||8||5-1||478|
|9||Edinboro University (Pa.)||11||5-0||471|
|10||University of Alaska - Anchorage||10||5-2||438|
|11||California State Polytechnic University - Pomona||12||5-0||410|
|12||Franklin Pierce University (N.H.)||13||6-0||403|
|13||Northeastern State University (Okla.)||14||6-0||376|
|14||Assumption College (Mass.)||17||7-0||337|
|15||Washburn University (Kan.)||16||8-2||301|
|16||Rollins College (Fla.)||18||7-1||297|
|17||Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)||9||4-1||263|
|18||University of South Carolina - Aiken||21||5-1||205|
|19||Tusculum College (Tenn.)||23||5-0||201|
|20||University of Wisconsin - Parkside||15||6-2||177|
|21||Drury University (Mo.)||24||5-1||148|
|22||University of Central Missouri||25||7-0||147|
|23||Delta State University (Miss.)||20||3-2||132|
|24||Shaw University (N.C.)||19||1-1||124|
|25||Florida Southern College||22||6-1||98|
Dropped Out: None.
Others Receiving Votes: Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 75; University of District of Columbia 44; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 38; Ashland University (Ohio) 31; Johnson C Smith University (N.C.) 29; University of Central Oklahoma 24; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 22; Carson-Newman College (Tenn.) 16; Emporia State University (Kan.) 15; Lander University (S.C.) 15; Dowling College (N.Y.) 13; Newman University (Kan.) 8; Quincy University (Ill.) 8; Texas Woman's University 8; Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) 7; Augustana College (S.D.) 6; Barton College (N.C.) 6; University of Alabama - Huntsville 6; Holy Family University (Pa.) 5; Winona State University (Minn.) 5; College of Saint Rose (N.Y.) 4; Dixie State College of Utah 3; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 3; Truman State University (Mo.) 3; University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 2; Wingate University (N.C.) 1.
The USA TODAY ESPN board of coaches is made up of 33 head coaches at Division II institutions. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2011-12 board: Carmen Dolfo - Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Linda Cimino (Caldwell College), Mike Brandt (University of South Carolina - Aiken), Lester Butler (University of the District of Columbia), Dennis Cox (Clayton State University), Charity Elliott (University of California - San Diego), Corey Fox (Limestone College), Meghan Burke Brown (Southern Connecticut State University), Chris Kielsmeier (Wayne State College), Cleve Wright (Gannon University), Kelly Kruger (Adams State College), Ferne Labati (Seton Hill University), Shawna Lavender (Abilene Christian University), Jason Martens (Saint Mary's University, Texas), Patrick Mashuda (Chowan University), Stephen McDonald (Fairmont State University), Claudette Charney (Hillsdale College), Tim Kirby (Harding University), Todd Starkey (Lenoir Rhyne University), Tim O'Hagan (Molloy College), Sandra Rushing (Delta State University), Rick Stein (University of Southern Indiana), Paul Fessler (Concordia University, St. Paul), Latricia Trammell (Western State College of Colorado), Tracey Dorow (Ferris State University), Phillip Wallace (Miles College), Sally Brooks (Angelo State University), Glenn Wilkes (Rollins College), Lane Lord (Pittsburg State University), Nancy Winstel (Northern Kentucky University), Tim Moser (University of Alaska, Anchorage), Trent May (Grand Canyon University), and Van Girard (California State Univ. Dominguez Hills).