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Iowa Takes the Lead to Start Week 1

by Tammy Tedesco | Nov 15, 2011

The University of Iowa earns the No. 1 ranking in the first regular season NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll. The Hawkeyes bumped defending NCAA Champion, Penn State who was ranked first in the pre-season poll.

This is the first time the Hawkeyes have held the No. 1 ranking since the end of the 2010 season.

Oklahoma State, Minnesota, and Cornell round out this week’s Top 5.

Joining the Top 10 this week is Ohio State, jumping up from No. 13.

Making movement in the Top 20 were: Pittsburgh at No. 11, Northwestern at No. 17 and Penn at No. 20

Nebraska jumped from honorable mention in the pre-season poll to No. 24.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference.  A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point. This poll is based on a dual meet ranking.

A new poll will be released every Tuesday from now until the week of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament and can be found at www.nwcaonline.com.    

NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll

 

Rank

School

Total

Prev. Rank

1

Iowa (6)

244

2

2

Penn State (3)

240

1

3

Oklahoma State (1)

230

3

4

Minnesota

223

4

5

Cornell

212

5

6

Michigan

194

7

7

Illinois

168

8

8

Lehigh

165

6

9

Missouri

162

9

10

Ohio State

149

13

11

Pittsburgh

140

17

12

Oklahoma 

136

10

13

Maryland

125

T11

14

American

121

T11

15

Virginia Tech

113

14

16

Rutgers

108

T15

17

Northwestern

90

19

18

Oregon State

86

18

19

Wyoming

67

T15

20

Penn 

49

25

21

Virginia 

45

22

22

Stanford

43

21

23

Iowa State

24

20

T24

Nebraska

22

HM

T24

Central Michigan

22

23

 

Others Receiving Votes: Army, Boston, Binghamton, Boston, Cal Poly, Edinboro, Hofstra, Kent State, Michigan State, Northern Iowa, and Purdue.

The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a non-profit organization for the advancement of all levels of the sport of wrestling with primary emphasis on developing coaches who work in academic environments.   The membership embraces all people interested in amateur wrestling.

The three core competencies of the NWCA are:
Coaching Development, student-athlete welfare, and promotion of wrestling.

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    Iowa Takes the Lead to Start Week 1

    by Tammy Tedesco | Nov 15, 2011

    The University of Iowa earns the No. 1 ranking in the first regular season NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll. The Hawkeyes bumped defending NCAA Champion, Penn State who was ranked first in the pre-season poll.

    This is the first time the Hawkeyes have held the No. 1 ranking since the end of the 2010 season.

    Oklahoma State, Minnesota, and Cornell round out this week’s Top 5.

    Joining the Top 10 this week is Ohio State, jumping up from No. 13.

    Making movement in the Top 20 were: Pittsburgh at No. 11, Northwestern at No. 17 and Penn at No. 20

    Nebraska jumped from honorable mention in the pre-season poll to No. 24.

    The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference.  A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point. This poll is based on a dual meet ranking.

    A new poll will be released every Tuesday from now until the week of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament and can be found at www.nwcaonline.com.    

    NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll

     

    Rank

    School

    Total

    Prev. Rank

    1

    Iowa (6)

    244

    2

    2

    Penn State (3)

    240

    1

    3

    Oklahoma State (1)

    230

    3

    4

    Minnesota

    223

    4

    5

    Cornell

    212

    5

    6

    Michigan

    194

    7

    7

    Illinois

    168

    8

    8

    Lehigh

    165

    6

    9

    Missouri

    162

    9

    10

    Ohio State

    149

    13

    11

    Pittsburgh

    140

    17

    12

    Oklahoma 

    136

    10

    13

    Maryland

    125

    T11

    14

    American

    121

    T11

    15

    Virginia Tech

    113

    14

    16

    Rutgers

    108

    T15

    17

    Northwestern

    90

    19

    18

    Oregon State

    86

    18

    19

    Wyoming

    67

    T15

    20

    Penn 

    49

    25

    21

    Virginia 

    45

    22

    22

    Stanford

    43

    21

    23

    Iowa State

    24

    20

    T24

    Nebraska

    22

    HM

    T24

    Central Michigan

    22

    23

     

    Others Receiving Votes: Army, Boston, Binghamton, Boston, Cal Poly, Edinboro, Hofstra, Kent State, Michigan State, Northern Iowa, and Purdue.

    The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a non-profit organization for the advancement of all levels of the sport of wrestling with primary emphasis on developing coaches who work in academic environments.   The membership embraces all people interested in amateur wrestling.

    The three core competencies of the NWCA are:
    Coaching Development, student-athlete welfare, and promotion of wrestling.

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