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Top Ten Remains the Same in Week 3

Tammy Tedesco

11/29/2011 7:56:45 PM

The University of Iowa remains at the No. 1 spot in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll as they received nine No. 1 votes.

The Top 10 teams remain the same for the second week in a row.

Moving into this week’s Top 20, for the first time this season were No. 19 Central Michigan and No. 20 Kent State.

American fell from No. 14 to No. 24 after losing three dual meets last weekend against, No. 19 Central Michigan, No. 22 Penn, and Purdue.

Binghamton joins the Top 25, after sitting the previous weeks as receiving votes.

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

Record

1

Iowa (9)


249

1

3-0

2

Oklahoma State  (1)


240

2

1-0

3

Cornell


229

3

1-0

4

Minnesota


221

4

2-1

5

Penn State


210

5

1-1

6

Ohio State


183

8

4-0

7

Illinois


181

6

6-0

8

Pittsburgh


169

9

3-0

9

Michigan


166

7

1-1

10

Lehigh


159

10

4-2

11

Oklahoma 


149

11

3-0

12

Missouri


138

13

2-1

13

Maryland


136

12

6-0

14

Virginia Tech


101

15

2-1

15

Wyoming


87

19

0-0

16

Rutgers


79

16

2-1

17

Northwestern


78

18

1-0

18

Oregon State


77

17

2-1

19

Central Michigan


70

21

5-1

20

Kent State


60

23

2-2

21

Nebraska


47

24

5-0

22

Penn 


43

20

2-1

23

Virginia 


42

22

2-1

24

American


41

14

0-3

25

Binghamton


40

0

6-0

 

Others Receiving Votes: Boston, Cal Poly, Edinboro, Hofstra, Iowa State, Purdue, Old Dominion, Stanford and Wisconsin.

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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Top Ten Remains the Same in Week 3

by Tammy Tedesco | Nov 29, 2011
The University of Iowa remains at the No. 1 spot in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll as they received nine No. 1 votes.

The University of Iowa remains at the No. 1 spot in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll as they received nine No. 1 votes.

The Top 10 teams remain the same for the second week in a row.

Moving into this week’s Top 20, for the first time this season were No. 19 Central Michigan and No. 20 Kent State.

American fell from No. 14 to No. 24 after losing three dual meets last weekend against, No. 19 Central Michigan, No. 22 Penn, and Purdue.

Binghamton joins the Top 25, after sitting the previous weeks as receiving votes.

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

Record

1

Iowa (9)


249

1

3-0

2

Oklahoma State  (1)


240

2

1-0

3

Cornell


229

3

1-0

4

Minnesota


221

4

2-1

5

Penn State


210

5

1-1

6

Ohio State


183

8

4-0

7

Illinois


181

6

6-0

8

Pittsburgh


169

9

3-0

9

Michigan


166

7

1-1

10

Lehigh


159

10

4-2

11

Oklahoma 


149

11

3-0

12

Missouri


138

13

2-1

13

Maryland


136

12

6-0

14

Virginia Tech


101

15

2-1

15

Wyoming


87

19

0-0

16

Rutgers


79

16

2-1

17

Northwestern


78

18

1-0

18

Oregon State


77

17

2-1

19

Central Michigan


70

21

5-1

20

Kent State


60

23

2-2

21

Nebraska


47

24

5-0

22

Penn 


43

20

2-1

23

Virginia 


42

22

2-1

24

American


41

14

0-3

25

Binghamton


40

0

6-0

 

Others Receiving Votes: Boston, Cal Poly, Edinboro, Hofstra, Iowa State, Purdue, Old Dominion, Stanford and Wisconsin.

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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