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Illinois joins the Top 5, Missouri joins the Top 10

Tammy Tedesco

2/14/2012 9:44:37 PM

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

Illinois joins the Top. 5 this week after an exciting NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals Regional Final match against No. 6 Cornell, winning the dual meet 19-16.

With Illinois joining the Top 5,  that makes four out of the Top 5 teams competing in the Mat Mayhem Final at Oklahoma State on February 19th.  

Missouri also moves into the Top 10 after a win over No. 14 Michigan this past weekend.

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

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

14-0

2

Penn State

239

2

12-1

3

Minnesota

226

4

12-3

4

Iowa  

223

5

13-3

5

Illinois

208

7

16-2

T6

Cornell

196

3

10-1

T6

Ohio State

196

6

13-4

8

Nebraska

175

8

14-4

9

Pittsburgh

164

9

13-1

10

Missouri

157

13

13-4

11

Wyoming

154

10

8-3

12

Oklahoma 

136

12

13-4

13

Kent State

127

14

13-5

14

Michigan

125

11

6-6

15

Lehigh

112

15

11-5

16

Oregon State

100

16

10-3

17

Maryland

78

17

14-1

18

Northwestern

77

18

10-4

19

Binghamton

68

19

14-4

20

Edinboro

59

T20

9-2

21

Virginia 

58

T20

9-1

22

Virginia Tech

35

T23

8-5

23

Old Dominion

33

T23

13-8

24

Hofstra

30

22

10-3

25

Central Michigan

14

25

13-8

Others Receiving Votes: American, Cal Poly, Chattanooga, 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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Illinois joins the Top 5, Missouri joins the Top 10

by Tammy Tedesco | Feb 14, 2012
Undefeated Oklahoma State unanimously holds the No. 1 spot NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll, for the six straight week.

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

Illinois joins the Top. 5 this week after an exciting NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals Regional Final match against No. 6 Cornell, winning the dual meet 19-16.

With Illinois joining the Top 5,  that makes four out of the Top 5 teams competing in the Mat Mayhem Final at Oklahoma State on February 19th.  

Missouri also moves into the Top 10 after a win over No. 14 Michigan this past weekend.

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

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

14-0

2

Penn State

239

2

12-1

3

Minnesota

226

4

12-3

4

Iowa  

223

5

13-3

5

Illinois

208

7

16-2

T6

Cornell

196

3

10-1

T6

Ohio State

196

6

13-4

8

Nebraska

175

8

14-4

9

Pittsburgh

164

9

13-1

10

Missouri

157

13

13-4

11

Wyoming

154

10

8-3

12

Oklahoma 

136

12

13-4

13

Kent State

127

14

13-5

14

Michigan

125

11

6-6

15

Lehigh

112

15

11-5

16

Oregon State

100

16

10-3

17

Maryland

78

17

14-1

18

Northwestern

77

18

10-4

19

Binghamton

68

19

14-4

20

Edinboro

59

T20

9-2

21

Virginia 

58

T20

9-1

22

Virginia Tech

35

T23

8-5

23

Old Dominion

33

T23

13-8

24

Hofstra

30

22

10-3

25

Central Michigan

14

25

13-8

Others Receiving Votes: American, Cal Poly, Chattanooga, 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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