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USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

February 19, 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
Total Points
1
Bentley University (Mass.) -24
2
23-0
792
2
Clayton State University (Ga.) -6
3
24-0
772
3
Ashland University (Ohio) -2
1
25-1
730
4
Colorado Mesa University
4
22-1
677
5
Washburn University (Kan.)
6
19-3
629
6
Holy Family University (Pa.)
5
22-2
627
7
University of Central Missouri
7
21-2
614
8
Western Washington University
9
19-3
566
9
Gannon University (Pa.)
10
23-3
553
10
Limestone College (S.C.)
14
20-2
467
11
Simon Fraser University (BC)
8
18-4
439
12
Glenville State College (W.Va.)
16
24-2
424
13
California State University - Chico
11
19-3
403
14
Stonehill College (Mass.)
18
20-3
324
15
Dowling College (N.Y.)
17
19-3
315
16
University of South Carolina - Aiken
12
19-4
306
17
New York Institute of Technology
19
22-1
274
18
Fayetteville State University (N.C.)
20
21-3
231
19
Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)
13
21-5
218
20
Shaw University (N.C.)
15
20-4
213
21
Minnesota State University - Mankato
25
20-4
143
22
Edinboro University (Pa.)
21
18-5
114
23
Augustana College (S.D.)
23
19-5
105
24
Concordia University (Minn.)
NR
19-5
72
25
University of Findlay (Ohio)
NR
19-4
54

Dropped Out: Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho); Augusta State University (Ga.).

Others Receiving Votes:
Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho) 45; Truman State University (Mo.) 34; Augusta State University (Ga.) 32; Lewis University (Ill.) 27; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 26; Pfeiffer University (N.C.) 19; Nova Southeastern University (Fla.) 16; California State University - Monterey Bay 13; University of California - San Diego 12; University of Wisconsin - Parkside 11; Abilene Christian University (Texas) 10; Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 10; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 9; University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 9; Assumption College (Mass.) 8; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 8; Wayne State University (Mich.) 8; Rollins College (Fla.) 7; Emporia State University (Kan.) 6; Michigan Technological University 5; Millersville University of Pennsylvania 5; Tarleton State University (Texas) 5; University of Texas of the Permian Basin 5; Wayne State College (Neb.) 4; Anderson University (S.C.) 1; Arkansas Tech University 1; University of Massachusetts at Lowell 1; University of Southern Indiana 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 2012-13 board: Carmen Dolfo - Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Linda Cimino (Caldwell College), Jeff Curtis (Northwood University), Joddie Gleason (Humboldt State University), Dennis Cox (Clayton State University), Kiley Hill (Valdosta State University), Corey Fox (Limestone College), Meghan Burke Brown (Southern Connecticut State University), Chris Kielsmeier (Wayne State College), Cleve Wright (Gannon University), Beth Jillson (Texas Woman's University), Renee Jimenez (California State University Monterey Bay), Jennifer Knight-Kenesie (University of Wisconsin- Parkside), Jason Martens (Saint Mary's University, Texas), Patrick Mashuda (Chowan University), Stephen McDonald (Fairmont State University), Claudette Charney (Hillsdale College), Tim Kirby (Harding University), Todd Starkey (Lenoir Rhyne University), Corey Laster (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Cassandra Moorer (Stillman College), Rick Stein (University of Southern Indiana), Paul Fessler (Concordia University, St. Paul), Joe Pellicane (Dowling College), Linda Raunig (Regis University), Carrie Seymour (Pace University), Sally Brooks (Angelo State University), Glenn Wilkes (Rollins College), Lane Lord (Pittsburg State University), Lynn Ullom (West Liberty University), Kevin Woodin (Montana State University, Billings), Trent May (Grand Canyon University), and Susan Yow (Belmont Abbey College).

*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.

 

 

Comments:

How in the world could Edinboro be ranked ahead of Glenville State in the Atlantic Region...shame on the coaches who voted this way!!!

posted on: Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 4:34 PM
posted by: Anonymous Poster