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USA TODAY SPORTS DIVISION III TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

November 19, 2013

USA TODAY Sports Top 25 women's basketball poll, with first-place votes noted on the right, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th.

Rank
Institution - First Place Votes
Previous Rank
Record
Points
1
DePauw University (Ind.) -8
1
2-0
200
2
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
2
2-0
180
3
Hope College (Mich.)
4
2-0
174
4
Montclair State University (N.J.)
4
2-0
172
5
Amherst College (Mass.)
3
0-0
168
6
Williams College (Mass.)
9
2-0
149
7
Washington University (Mo.)
8
1-0
141
8
Ohio Northern University
10
2-0
135
9
Tufts University (Mass.)
7
2-0
126
10
Whitman College (Wash.)
17
2-0
119
11
Thomas More College (Ky.)
15
2-0
116
12
Calvin College (Mich.)
12
1-0
107
13
Ithaca College (N.Y.)
T13
1-0
100
14
Emory University (Ga.)
T13
1-0
92
15
University of St Thomas (Minn.)
11
1-1
78
16
Simpson College (Iowa)
16
1-0
77
17
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
T21
2-0
68
18
Christopher Newport University (Va.)
6
1-1
65
19
Cornell College (Iowa)
20
2-0
61
20
Lebanon Valley College (Pa.)
T23
2-0
41
21
University of Southern Maine
NR
2-0
40
22
Carthage College (Wis.)
T21
1-1
29
23
Emmanuel College (Mass.)
NR
2-0
28
24
Eastern Mennonite University (Va.)
NR
2-0
21
25
Widener University (Pa.)
NR
2-0
17

Dropped Out: Catholic University of America (DC); Lewis & Clark College (Ore.); Marymount University (Va.); Babson College (Mass.).

Others Receiving Votes: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham 16; Trinity University (Texas) 13; Gettysburg College (Pa.) 10; Rhodes College (Tenn.) 10; Maryville College (Tenn.) 9; Catholic University of America (DC) 8; Lewis & Clark College (Ore.) 7; George Fox University (Ore.) 5; Juniata College (Pa.) 4; State University College at Geneseo (N.Y.) 4; Vassar College (N.Y.) 4; William Paterson University (N.J.) 3; Moravian College (Pa.) 2; Marymount University (Va.) 1.

The USA TODAY Sports 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 2013-14 board: Patricia Manning- Non-voting Chair (Williams College), Kate Costanzo (Allegheny College), Scott Hemer (State University of New York College at Geneseo), Stephanie Flamini (Guilford College), Mike Durbin (College of Saint Benedict), Dawn Henderson (The College of New Jersey), Anthony Ewing (University of New England), Tim Bernero (Carthage College), and Janice Luck (Albright College).

*Please note that all voters for the DIII poll are required to vote each week between 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.