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USA TODAY SPORTS DIVISION III TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

February 18, 2014

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
24-0
200
2
Hope College (Mich.)
2
23-0
192
3
Whitman College (Wash.)
3
23-0
182
4
Thomas More College (Ky.)
5
23-0
176
5
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham (N.J.)
6
23-0
162
6
Tufts University (Mass.)
4
23-1
157
7
Washington University (Mo.)
9
20-2
156
8
Amherst College (Mass.)
10
22-2
145
9
Montclair State University (N.J.)
11
22-2
135
10
Carthage College (Wis.)
7
20-3
127
11
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
13
21-3
126
12
Ferrum College (Va.)
17
20-1
97
13
Saint Mary's University (Minn.)
20
21-2
95
14
George Fox University (Ore.)
8
19-3
94
15
York College (Pa.)
14
21-2
85
16
Christopher Newport University (Va.)
12
20-3
78
17
Williams College (Mass.)
15
20-4
53
18
University of St Thomas (Minn.)
16
19-4
45
19
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
18
20-3
44
20
University of New England (Maine)
24
21-2
40
21
John Carroll University (Ohio)
19
19-3
35
22
Transylvania University (Ky.)
25
21-2
32
23
Olivet College (Mich.)
NR
20-3
31
24
Ohio Northern University
23
19-4
23
25
University of Texas - Tyler
NR
20-3
22

Dropped Out: Bowdoin College (Maine); New York University (N.Y.).

Others Receiving Votes:
Bowdoin College (Maine) 17; Concordia College, Moorhead (Minn.) 16; Rhodes College (Tenn.) 12; Haverford College (Pa.) 9; Ithaca College (N.Y.) 8; University of Scranton (Pa.) 3; Baldwin Wallace University (Ohio) 2; Moravian College (Pa.) 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.