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Kent State and Binghamton Move into Top 20

Tammy Tedesco

1/17/2012 8:46:05 PM

Oklahoma State unanimously holds the No. 1 spot NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, for the second straight week.

 

Moving up one spot to join the Top 10 this week is Michigan, with a 4-2 record on the season.

 

Rounding out this week’s Top 10 are: Oklahoma State, Iowa, Penn State, Minnesota, Cornell, Illinois, Nebraska, Ohio State, Pittsburgh and Michigan.

 

Kent State jumps to No. 16 after beating No. 14 Missouri. Binghamton also moves into the Top 20 this week with an 8-2 record.

 

There are currently five undefeated teams ranked in the Top 25: Cornell, Hofstra, Maryland, Oklahoma State and Pittsburgh.

 

Out of the Top 25, the following teams will be competing in the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals starting on February 11 (in order by rank): Oklahoma State, Iowa, Minnesota, Cornell, Illinois, Nebraska, Ohio State, Michigan, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Missouri, Kent State, Oregon State, Central Michigan, Virginia Tech, and Rutgers.

 

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 Oklahoma State (10) 250 1 6-0
2 Iowa   240 2 9-1
3 Penn State 225 3 7-1
4 Minnesota 221 4 7-2
5 Cornell 211 5 3-0
6 Illinois 187 6 10-2
T7 Nebraska 178 7 10-1
T7 Ohio State 178 8 7-2
9 Pittsburgh 157 10 7-0
10 Michigan 152 11 4-2
11 Oklahoma  151 12 8-2
12 Wyoming 141 13 2-2
13 Maryland 129 14 10-0
14 Missouri 119 9 8-2
15 Lehigh 117 15 6-4
16 Kent State 106 22 8-4
17 Oregon State 86 16 5-2
18 Northwestern 81 T17 5-3
19 Central Michigan 69 19 11-2
20 Binghamton 61 24 8-2
21 Edinboro 55 23 5-2
22 Virginia  39 21 4-1
23 Virginia Tech 33 T17 4-3
24 Rutgers 19 20 11-2
T25 Hofstra 13 25 4-0
T25 Old Dominion 13 NR 7-6

 

Others Receiving Votes: American, Chattanooga, Iowa State, North Dakota State, Penn, Purdue, and Stanford.

 

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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Kent State and Binghamton Move into Top 20

by Tammy Tedesco | Jan 17, 2012
Oklahoma State unanimously holds the No. 1 spot NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, for the second straight week.

Oklahoma State unanimously holds the No. 1 spot NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, for the second straight week.

 

Moving up one spot to join the Top 10 this week is Michigan, with a 4-2 record on the season.

 

Rounding out this week’s Top 10 are: Oklahoma State, Iowa, Penn State, Minnesota, Cornell, Illinois, Nebraska, Ohio State, Pittsburgh and Michigan.

 

Kent State jumps to No. 16 after beating No. 14 Missouri. Binghamton also moves into the Top 20 this week with an 8-2 record.

 

There are currently five undefeated teams ranked in the Top 25: Cornell, Hofstra, Maryland, Oklahoma State and Pittsburgh.

 

Out of the Top 25, the following teams will be competing in the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals starting on February 11 (in order by rank): Oklahoma State, Iowa, Minnesota, Cornell, Illinois, Nebraska, Ohio State, Michigan, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Missouri, Kent State, Oregon State, Central Michigan, Virginia Tech, and Rutgers.

 

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 Oklahoma State (10) 250 1 6-0
2 Iowa   240 2 9-1
3 Penn State 225 3 7-1
4 Minnesota 221 4 7-2
5 Cornell 211 5 3-0
6 Illinois 187 6 10-2
T7 Nebraska 178 7 10-1
T7 Ohio State 178 8 7-2
9 Pittsburgh 157 10 7-0
10 Michigan 152 11 4-2
11 Oklahoma  151 12 8-2
12 Wyoming 141 13 2-2
13 Maryland 129 14 10-0
14 Missouri 119 9 8-2
15 Lehigh 117 15 6-4
16 Kent State 106 22 8-4
17 Oregon State 86 16 5-2
18 Northwestern 81 T17 5-3
19 Central Michigan 69 19 11-2
20 Binghamton 61 24 8-2
21 Edinboro 55 23 5-2
22 Virginia  39 21 4-1
23 Virginia Tech 33 T17 4-3
24 Rutgers 19 20 11-2
T25 Hofstra 13 25 4-0
T25 Old Dominion 13 NR 7-6

 

Others Receiving Votes: American, Chattanooga, Iowa State, North Dakota State, Penn, Purdue, and Stanford.

 

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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