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USA TODAY ESPN DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Week 19 Poll: March 29, 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
Clayton State University (Ga.) -25
2
35-1
625
 
2
Michigan Technological University
3
31-3
591
 
3
Arkansas Tech University
1
30-3
529
 
4
Northwest Missouri State University
19
29-5
484
 
5
Metro State College of Denver (Colo.)
10
30-3
469
 
6
Lander University (S.C.)
6
29-4
436
 
7
Delta State University (Miss.)
4
28-4
432
 
8
Bentley University (Mass.)
15
28-5
411
 
9
Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)
7
29-3
380
 
10
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
23
28-5
350
 
11
Fort Lewis College (Colo.)
5
28-3
336
 
12
Shaw University (N.C.)
NR
25-12
297
 
13
University of South Carolina - Aiken
8
27-6
286
 
14
Wayne State College (Neb.)
9
26-4
284
 
15
University of Alaska - Anchorage
12
27-7
238
 
16
Northeastern State University (Okla.)
11
25-5
230
 
17
Dixie State College of Utah
13
24-4
192
 
18
Western Washington University
14
26-4
186
 
19
Quincy University (Ill.)
16
26-4
179
 
20
Holy Family University (Pa.)
18
24-5
146
 
21
Tarleton State University (Texas)
20
25-5
123
 
22
Johnson C Smith University (N.C.)
24
26-5
119
 
23
Florida Southern College
21
26-5
113
 
24
California State University - Monterey Bay
22
27-4
106
 
25
Edinboro University (Pa.)
17
26-4
101


Dropped Out:
Washburn University (Kan.).

Others receiving votes:
University of Wisconsin - Parkside 97; Pace University (N.Y.) 49; Franklin Pierce University (N.H.) 46; University of Central Oklahoma 46; Barton College (N.C.) 45; Washburn University (Kan.) 44; Adams State College (Colo.) 43; Florida Institute of Technology 19; Georgia College & State University 17; California University of Pennsylvania 14; University of North Alabama 13; West Liberty University (W.Va.) 12; University of Tampa (Fla.) 9; Drury University (Mo.) 6; Millersville University of Pennsylvania 5; Assumption College (Mass.) 4; Rollins College (Fla.) 4; Grand Valley State University (Mich.) 3; College of Saint Rose (N.Y.) 2; Seattle Pacific University (Wash.) 2; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 1; Emporia State University (Kan.) 1.

The USA TODAY ESPN board of coaches is made up of 30 head coaches at Division II institutions. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2010-11 board: Carmen Dolfo - Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Gloria Bradley (Wayne State University), 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), Scott Hyland (Texas A&M University - Kingsville), Chris Kielsmeier (Wayne State College), Angie Kristensen (Dixie State College of Utah), 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), Ron McHenry (Washburn University), Mark Miller (Holy Family University), Barbara Nelson (Wingate University), Tim O’Hagan (Molloy College), Sandra Rushing (Delta State University), Rick Stein (University of Southern Indiana), Mark Swasey (California University of Pennsylvania), Latricia Trammell (Western State College of Colorado), Julie Van Beek (Seattle Pacific University), Phillip Wallace (Miles College), Dave Wilbers (Arkansas Tech University), Glenn Wilkes (Rollins College), Helen Williams (Merrimack College), and Nancy Winstel (Northern Kentucky University).

*Please note that all voters for the DII poll are required to vote each week between 8 a.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.