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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 6

Tammy Tedesco

12/14/2010 6:00:47 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 14, 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 fourth week in a row.

There are no changes in the Top 10 for the second straight week.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Iowa State, Nebraska, Purdue, Michigan, and Rutgers moving up.

Purdue moved into the Top 20 making the climb from No. 21 to this week’s No. 15.

Kent State makes their way into the Top 25 this week after being unranked.

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

3-0

3

Minnesota

253

3

5-1

4

Wisconsin

238

4

5-0

5

Penn State

233

5

6-0

6

Boise State

217

6

2-0-1

7

Iowa

214

7

7-0

8

Oklahoma 

197

8

4-1

9

Illinois

186

9

1-0

10

Virginia Tech

171

10

6-2

11

Lehigh

170

11

7-2

12

Iowa State

149

13

4-1

13

Nebraska

130

15

6-2

14

Oregon State

126

12

3-1-2

15

Purdue

100

21

2-0-1

16

Michigan

99

19

1-1

17

Rutgers

97

18

9-1

18

Missouri

95

16

6-3

19

Central Michigan

91

14

1-4

20

Northwestern

61

20

7-0

21

Pittsburgh

52

17

4-4

22

Ohio State

37

22

1-2

23

American

35

24

5-1

T24

Kent State

27

NR

3-4

T24

Arizona State

27

23

3-1

 

Others Receiving Votes: Binghamton, Hofstra, Virginia 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 6

by Tammy Tedesco | Dec 14, 2010
The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 14, 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 fourth week in a row.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 14, 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 fourth week in a row.

There are no changes in the Top 10 for the second straight week.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Iowa State, Nebraska, Purdue, Michigan, and Rutgers moving up.

Purdue moved into the Top 20 making the climb from No. 21 to this week’s No. 15.

Kent State makes their way into the Top 25 this week after being unranked.

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

3-0

3

Minnesota

253

3

5-1

4

Wisconsin

238

4

5-0

5

Penn State

233

5

6-0

6

Boise State

217

6

2-0-1

7

Iowa

214

7

7-0

8

Oklahoma 

197

8

4-1

9

Illinois

186

9

1-0

10

Virginia Tech

171

10

6-2

11

Lehigh

170

11

7-2

12

Iowa State

149

13

4-1

13

Nebraska

130

15

6-2

14

Oregon State

126

12

3-1-2

15

Purdue

100

21

2-0-1

16

Michigan

99

19

1-1

17

Rutgers

97

18

9-1

18

Missouri

95

16

6-3

19

Central Michigan

91

14

1-4

20

Northwestern

61

20

7-0

21

Pittsburgh

52

17

4-4

22

Ohio State

37

22

1-2

23

American

35

24

5-1

T24

Kent State

27

NR

3-4

T24

Arizona State

27

23

3-1

 

Others Receiving Votes: Binghamton, Hofstra, Virginia 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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