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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 5

Tammy Tedesco

12/7/2010 4:43:46 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 7, 2010, has been released.

Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Penn State for the third week in a row.

The Top 10 teams remain the same for this week.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Lehigh, Oregon State, Iowa State, and Michigan moving up.

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.

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

Cornell

275

1

1-0

2

Oklahoma State

264

2

2-0

3

Minnesota

252

3

3-1

4

Wisconsin

243

4

4-0

5

Penn State

230

5

5-0

6

Boise State

218

T6

2-0-1

7

Iowa

210

T6

5-0

8

Oklahoma 

200

8

4-0

9

Illinois

187

9

1-0

10

Virginia Tech

165

10

6-2

11

Lehigh

163

12

6-2

12

Oregon State

150

13

3-0-2

13

Iowa State

138

14

4-1

14

Central Michigan

121

11

1-3

15

Nebraska

118

15

4-1

16

Missouri

108

16

6-3

17

Pittsburgh

104

17

4-3

18

Rutgers

91

18

7-1

19

Michigan

86

21

1-1

20

Northwestern

60

20

6-0

21

Purdue

52

23

1-0-1

22

Ohio State

45

19

0-2

23

Arizona State

31

22

3-1

24

American

26

25

5-1

25

Virginia 

17

24

7-2

 

Others Receiving Votes: Binghamton, Cal Bakersfield, Hofstra, and Wyoming.

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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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 5

by Tammy Tedesco | Dec 07, 2010
The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 7, 2010, has been released.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 7, 2010, has been released.

Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Penn State for the third week in a row.

The Top 10 teams remain the same for this week.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Lehigh, Oregon State, Iowa State, and Michigan moving up.

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.

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

Cornell

275

1

1-0

2

Oklahoma State

264

2

2-0

3

Minnesota

252

3

3-1

4

Wisconsin

243

4

4-0

5

Penn State

230

5

5-0

6

Boise State

218

T6

2-0-1

7

Iowa

210

T6

5-0

8

Oklahoma 

200

8

4-0

9

Illinois

187

9

1-0

10

Virginia Tech

165

10

6-2

11

Lehigh

163

12

6-2

12

Oregon State

150

13

3-0-2

13

Iowa State

138

14

4-1

14

Central Michigan

121

11

1-3

15

Nebraska

118

15

4-1

16

Missouri

108

16

6-3

17

Pittsburgh

104

17

4-3

18

Rutgers

91

18

7-1

19

Michigan

86

21

1-1

20

Northwestern

60

20

6-0

21

Purdue

52

23

1-0-1

22

Ohio State

45

19

0-2

23

Arizona State

31

22

3-1

24

American

26

25

5-1

25

Virginia 

17

24

7-2

 

Others Receiving Votes: Binghamton, Cal Bakersfield, Hofstra, and Wyoming.

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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