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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 7

Tammy Tedesco

12/21/2010 7:50:33 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 21, 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 fifth week in a row.

Iowa and Boise flipped in the rankings with Iowa moving up to No. 6. Lehigh moves into the Top 10 for the first time this season.

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

There will be no ranking on December 28, 2010 due to lack of competition over the winter break.

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

250

1

1-0

2

Oklahoma State

240

2

3-0

3

Minnesota

226

3

5-1

T4

Wisconsin

216

4

5-0

T4

Penn State

216

5

7-0

6

Iowa

196

7

7-0

7

Boise State

195

6

2-0-1

8

Oklahoma 

181

8

4-1

9

Illinois

170

9

2-0

10

Lehigh

157

11

7-2

11

Virginia Tech

151

10

6-2

12

Iowa State

138

12

4-1

13

Oregon State

121

14

5-1-2

14

Nebraska

119

13

6-2

15

Michigan

109

16

1-1

16

Purdue

85

15

2-1-1

17

Central Michigan

81

19

1-4

18

Missouri

77

18

8-3

19

Rutgers

66

17

9-1

20

Northwestern

55

20

10-0

21

Pittsburgh

51

21

4-4

22

American

39

23

6-1

23

Kent State

27

T24

3-4

24

Arizona State

24

T24

3-1

25

Ohio State

18

22

1-3

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 7

by Tammy Tedesco | Dec 21, 2010
Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Penn State for the Fifth week in a row.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for December 21, 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 fifth week in a row.

Iowa and Boise flipped in the rankings with Iowa moving up to No. 6. Lehigh moves into the Top 10 for the first time this season.

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

There will be no ranking on December 28, 2010 due to lack of competition over the winter break.

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

250

1

1-0

2

Oklahoma State

240

2

3-0

3

Minnesota

226

3

5-1

T4

Wisconsin

216

4

5-0

T4

Penn State

216

5

7-0

6

Iowa

196

7

7-0

7

Boise State

195

6

2-0-1

8

Oklahoma 

181

8

4-1

9

Illinois

170

9

2-0

10

Lehigh

157

11

7-2

11

Virginia Tech

151

10

6-2

12

Iowa State

138

12

4-1

13

Oregon State

121

14

5-1-2

14

Nebraska

119

13

6-2

15

Michigan

109

16

1-1

16

Purdue

85

15

2-1-1

17

Central Michigan

81

19

1-4

18

Missouri

77

18

8-3

19

Rutgers

66

17

9-1

20

Northwestern

55

20

10-0

21

Pittsburgh

51

21

4-4

22

American

39

23

6-1

23

Kent State

27

T24

3-4

24

Arizona State

24

T24

3-1

25

Ohio State

18

22

1-3

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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