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Top 10 Remains the Same for Third Straight Week

Tammy Tedesco

1/4/2012 2:21:26 AM

The University of Iowa remains at the No. 1 spot in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll for the seventh week in a row as they received six No. 1 votes.

The Top 10 teams remained the same for the third straight week this season.
Oregon State, Northwestern and Wyoming all made some upward movement in the Top 20 this week.

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   (6)

246

1

6-0

2

Oklahoma State   (4)

243

2

4-0

3

Minnesota

222

3

4-2

T4

Cornell

217

4

1-0

T4

Penn State

217

5

4-1

6

Ohio State

203

6

5-0

7

Illinois

185

7

7-1

8

Michigan

165

8

2-1

9

Oklahoma 

162

T9

3-1

10

Pittsburgh

155

T9

3-0

11

Missouri

154

11

5-1

12

Lehigh

127

12

5-3

13

Maryland

125

13

8-0

14

Nebraska

122

14

8-0

T15

Virginia Tech

100

15

2-1

T15

Oregon State

100

16

4-1

17

Northwestern

95

18

4-0

18

Wyoming

79

20

0-2

19

Central Michigan

71

19

5-1

20

Rutgers

69

17

5-1

21

Virginia 

48

21

3-1

22

Kent State

45

22

4-4

23

Binghamton

38

23

8-0

24

Edinboro

35

24

1-1

25

Hofstra

12

25

2-0

Others Receiving Votes: American, Arizona State, Cal Poly, Iowa State, Penn, 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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Top 10 Remains the Same for Third Straight Week

by Tammy Tedesco | Jan 03, 2012
The University of Iowa remains at the No. 1 spot in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll for the seventh week in a row as they received six No. 1 votes.

The University of Iowa remains at the No. 1 spot in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll for the seventh week in a row as they received six No. 1 votes.

The Top 10 teams remained the same for the third straight week this season.
Oregon State, Northwestern and Wyoming all made some upward movement in the Top 20 this week.

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   (6)

246

1

6-0

2

Oklahoma State   (4)

243

2

4-0

3

Minnesota

222

3

4-2

T4

Cornell

217

4

1-0

T4

Penn State

217

5

4-1

6

Ohio State

203

6

5-0

7

Illinois

185

7

7-1

8

Michigan

165

8

2-1

9

Oklahoma 

162

T9

3-1

10

Pittsburgh

155

T9

3-0

11

Missouri

154

11

5-1

12

Lehigh

127

12

5-3

13

Maryland

125

13

8-0

14

Nebraska

122

14

8-0

T15

Virginia Tech

100

15

2-1

T15

Oregon State

100

16

4-1

17

Northwestern

95

18

4-0

18

Wyoming

79

20

0-2

19

Central Michigan

71

19

5-1

20

Rutgers

69

17

5-1

21

Virginia 

48

21

3-1

22

Kent State

45

22

4-4

23

Binghamton

38

23

8-0

24

Edinboro

35

24

1-1

25

Hofstra

12

25

2-0

Others Receiving Votes: American, Arizona State, Cal Poly, Iowa State, Penn, 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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