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USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

December 17, 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.) -26
1
10-0
673
2
Gannon University (Pa.) -1
2
9-0
645
3
Emporia State University (Kan.)
3
9-0
623
4
Nova Southeastern University (Fla.)
4
8-0
593
5
Colorado Mesa University
5
8-0
550
6
Drury University (Mo.)
6
7-0
508
7
Clayton State University (Ga.)
7
5-1
493
8
University of Central Missouri
8
7-1
459
9
Seattle Pacific University (Wash.)
9
7-1
429
10
West Texas A&M University
11
7-1
364
11
Delta State University (Miss.)
T12
6-1
354
12
Harding University (Ark.)
15
8-0
340
13
Augustana College (S.D.)
10
7-2
281
14
Wayne State College (Neb.)
17
11-1
264
15
Glenville State College (W.Va.)
16
7-1
250
16
Rollins College (Fla.)
18
9-2
190
17
Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho)
21
7-1
145
18
Adelphi University (N.Y.)
24
10-0
131
19
Tarleton State University (Texas)
22
7-1
130
20
Concordia University (Minn.)
25
9-3
122
21
California State University - Chico
19
5-2
108
22
Stonehill College (Mass.)
14
7-3
105
23
Minnesota State University - Mankato
T12
6-3
104
24
Shaw University (N.C.)
23
5-2
101
25
Quincy University (Ill.)
NR
6-0
84

Dropped Out: University of District of Columbia.

Others Receiving Votes:
University of District of Columbia 82; Saint Leo University (Fla.) 75; Virginia State University 70; University of Alaska - Anchorage 65; Simon Fraser University (BC) 58; California State Polytechnic University - Pomona 49; Limestone College (S.C.) 36; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 35; University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 33; Northern Michigan University 30; Wingate University (N.C.) 30; Ashland University (Ohio) 28; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 28; North Georgia College & State University 15; University of California - San Diego 14; Washburn University (Kan.) 14; Saint Cloud State University (Minn.) 12; Lewis University (Ill.) 11; University of Southern Indiana (Ind.) 10; Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania 8; University of Alabama - Huntsville 6; Georgia College & State University 5; Saint Edwards University (Texas) 5; Benedict College (S.C.) 2; California State University - Los Angeles 2; Michigan Technological University 2; Arkansas Tech University 1; Carson-Newman College (Tenn.) 1; Colorado State University - Pueblo 1; San Francisco State University (Calif.) 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), Craig Roden (University of West Alabama), 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.