Wayne State Slips to No. 19 in the Latest USA TODAY Sports Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll

Wayne State Slips to No. 19 in the Latest USA TODAY Sports Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll

USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

February 11, 2014

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.) -30

1

21-0

798

2

Colorado Mesa University -2

2

21-0

760

3

Gannon University (Pa.)

3

22-1

713

4

Nova Southeastern University (Fla.)

4

19-1

697

5

West Texas A&M University

5

19-1

676

6

Harding University (Ark.)

6

21-1

620

7

Emporia State University (Kan.)

7

21-2

608

8

Wayne State College (Neb.)

8

23-2

556

9

Drury University (Mo.)

9

19-2

535

10

Glenville State College (W.Va.)

10

21-2

491

11

Quincy University (Ill.)

11

19-2

478

12

University of Central Missouri

13

18-3

441

13

Virginia State University

14

19-1

406

14

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

T16

17-3

344

15

Lewis University (Ill.)

T16

18-3

316

16

Delta State University (Miss.)

12

17-3

302

17

Northern State University (S.D.)

22

19-3

244

18

Rollins College (Fla.)

15

19-4

202

19

Wayne State University (Mich.)

18

18-3

196

20

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

NR

19-3

128

21

Minnesota State University - Mankato

23

17-5

126

22

University of Indianapolis (Ind.)

19

19-5

107

23

University of North Georgia

20

16-4

106

24

Fort Hays State University (Kan.)

25

16-5

68

25

Tarleton State University (Texas)

21

16-5

55

Dropped Out: Wingate University (N.C.).

Others Receiving Votes: Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) 51; Montana State University - Billings 49; Wingate University (N.C.) 48; University of District of Columbia (DC) 37; Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 28; University of Tampa (Fla.) 24; Concordia University (Minn.) 22; Edinboro University (Pa.) 21; Simon Fraser University (BC) 15; Clayton State University (Ga.) 14; Texas A&M International University 14; Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho) 12; Young Harris College (Ga.) 11; Adelphi University (N.Y.) 10; Seattle Pacific University (Wash.) 10; California State University - Dominguez Hills 8; Academy of Art University (Calif.) 7; Minnesota State University - Moorhead 6; Western Washington University 6; Stonehill College (Mass.) 5; Saint Edwards University (Texas) 4; Lee University (Tenn.) 3; Minot State University (N.D.) 3; Saint Mary's University (Texas) 3; Columbus State University (Ga.) 2; Limestone College (S.C.) 1; Michigan Technological University 1; Philadelphia University (Pa.) 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.

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