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USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION III TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Final Poll: March 22, 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.) -7
2
32-1
175
2
Washington University (Mo.)
15
25-6
168
3
Christopher Newport University (Va.)
12
30-4
161
4
Illinois Wesleyan University 
7
27-6
154
5
University of Chicago (Ill.)
5
25-4
144
6
George Fox University (Ore.)
23
25-6
135
7
Babson College (Mass.)
4
30-1
129
8
Thomas More College (Ky.)
1
30-1
117
9
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
3
27-3
108
10
Lebanon Valley College (Pa.)
16
28-3
104
11
Hope College (Mich.)
6
27-3
100
12
Kean University (N.J.)
10
24-5
95
13
Coe College (Iowa)
24
26-4
82
14
William Paterson University (N.J.)
17
26-4
67
15
Muhlenberg College (Pa.)
NR
23-6
65
16
Calvin College (Mich.)
13
25-5
64
17
Greensboro College (N.C.)
18
28-3
63
18
Mount Union College (Ohio)
14
26-4
60
19
Denison University (Ohio)
8
28-1
59
20
DePauw University (Ind.)
9
25-4
52
21
Bowdoin College (Maine)
NR
24-6
44
22
University of Rochester (N.Y.)
11
21-6
37
23
Louisiana College
21
25-4
15
24
Saint Norbert College (Wis.)
19
23-3
14
25
Howard Payne University (Texas)
NR
22-8
11


Dropped Out:
Saint Vincent College (Pa.); Mount St Mary College (N.Y.); Williams College (Mass.).

Others receiving votes:
Simpson College (Iowa) 9; Eastern Connecticut State University 8; Saint Vincent College (Pa.) 8; Western Connecticut State University 8; Johns Hopkins University (Md.) 6; Mount St Mary College (N.Y.) 6; Randolph-Macon College (Va.) 3; Williams College (Mass.) 2; Colby College (Maine) 1; University of Wisconsin - Whitewater 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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