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USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

November 26, 2013

USA TODAY Sports 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
Points
1
Bentley University (Mass.) -27
1
6-0
738
2
Gannon University (Pa.) -2
2
4-0
716
3
Emporia State University (Kan.)
4
6-0
684
4
Nova Southeastern University (Fla.)
5
4-0
632
5
University of Central Missouri
6
4-0
604
6
California State University - Chico
9
4-0
521
7
Colorado Mesa University
8
2-0
511
8
Clayton State University (Ga.)
3
2-1
500
9
Seattle Pacific University (Wash.)
21
6-0
462
10
Augustana College (S.D.) -1
11
3-1
377
11
Stonehill College (Mass.)
7
4-2
353
12
Lewis University (Ill.)
10
3-1
320
13
Shaw University (N.C.)
19
2-0
304
14
Concordia University (Minn.)
14
4-2
274
15
Delta State University (Miss.)
15
3-1
273
16
Drury University (Mo.)
NR
4-0
256
T17
Rollins College (Fla.)
T22
4-1
198
T17
Minnesota State University - Mankato
24
3-1
198
19
Glenville State College (W.Va.)
25
4-1
171
20
Washburn University (Kan.)
16
3-2
126
21
West Texas A&M University
40
4-0
110
22
Limestone College (S.C.)
17
2-1
94
23
Ashland University (Ohio)
20
1-1
87
24
Tarleton State University (Texas)
31
5-1
86
25
Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho)
53
4-0
79

Dropped Out: University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 18; Holy Family University (Pa.) 12; Western Washington University 13; Michigan Technological University 22.

Others Receiving Votes:
University of District of Columbia (DC) 76; Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) 71; University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 70; Wayne State College (Neb.) 64; Holy Family University (Pa.) 63; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 57; Simon Fraser University (BC) 55; Northern Michigan University 45; Arkansas Tech University 43; University of California - San Diego 43; University of Findlay (Ohio) 39; Saint Edwards University (Texas) 38; California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 34; Anderson University (S.C.) 30; Western Washington University 26; Harding University (Ark.) 24; Lynn University (Fla.) 24; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 23; Fayetteville State University (N.C.) 19; California State University - Monterey Bay 17; Edinboro University (Pa.) 17; Assumption College (Mass.) 16; Humboldt State University (Calif.) 16; Metropolitan State University of Denver (Colo.) 15; Walsh University (Ohio) 15; Minnesota State University - Moorhead 13; Dowling College (N.Y.) 12; Adelphi University (N.Y.) 11; University of Charleston (W.Va.) 11; Michigan Technological University 10; University of Southern Indiana 10; Winston-Salem State University (N.C.) 10; University of Alaska - Anchorage 9; Columbus State University (Ga.) 7; Quincy University (Ill.) 7; Florida Institute of Technology 6; North Georgia College & State University 6; Wingate University (N.C.) 6; Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 5; Virginia State University 5; Wayne State University (Mich.) 5; Academy of Art University (Calif.) 4; Midwestern State University (Texas) 3; University of North Alabama 2; Armstrong Atlantic State University (Ga.) 1; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 1; Saint Mary's University (Texas) 1.

The USA TODAY Sports 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 2013-14 board: Carmen Dolfo - Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Linda Cimino (Caldwell College), Jeff Curtis (Northwood University), Joddie Gleason (Humboldt State University), Mark Kellogg (West Texas A&M University), Kiley Hill (Valdosta State University), Deirdre Kane (West Chester University), Meghan Burke Brown (Southern Connecticut State University), Mary Fleig (Millersville University of Pennsylvania), Kim Lusk (Saint Thomas Aquinas), Beth Jillson (Texas Woman's University), Renee Jimenez (California State University San Bernardino), LaNay Larson (Academy of Art University), LeAnn Freeland (Nova Southeastern), Chris Ellis (Maryville University- St. Louis), Wendy Lee (Mount Olive College), Claudette Charney (Hillsdale College), Tim Kirby (Harding University), Todd Starkey (Lenoir Rhyne University), Corey Laster (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Cassandra Moorer (Stillman College), Louis Whorton (University of Arkansas- Fort Smith), Paul Fessler (Concordia University, St. Paul), Annette Wiles (Minnesota, Duluth), Linda Raunig (Regis University), Carrie Seymour (Pace University), Jacques Curtis (Shaw University), Lisa Carlsen (Lewis University), Lane Lord (Pittsburg State University), Lynn Ullom (West Liberty University), Kevin Woodin (Montana State University, Billings), Cindy Hilbrich (University of Montevallo), and Roger Hodge (Lincoln Memorial University).

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