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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 8

Tammy Tedesco

1/4/2011 4:22:19 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 4, 2011, has been released.

Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Oklahoma State, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

Penn State moved up from No. 4 to tie at the No. 2 spot for this week with Oklahoma State, after tying with Cornell for the team title at the Southern Scuffle.

Boise State and Iowa flipped in the rankings for the second week in a row, while Lehigh moved up to No. 9 to complete the movement in the Top 10.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Oregon State, Missouri and Pittsburgh all moving up after strong recent performances.

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

T2

Oklahoma State

258

2

3-0

T2

Penn State

258

T4

7-0

4

Wisconsin

236

T4

5-0

5

Minnesota

230

3

5-1

6

Boise State

217

7

2-0-1

7

Iowa

208

6

7-0

8

Oklahoma 

193

8

4-1

9

Lehigh

189

10

7-2

10

Illinois

170

9

2-0

11

Oregon State

157

13

5-1-2

12

Virginia Tech

149

11

6-2

13

Missouri

144

18

8-3

14

Iowa State

138

12

4-1

15

Michigan

121

15

1-1

16

Nebraska

110

14

6-2

17

Central Michigan

92

17

1-4

18

Purdue

86

16

2-1-1

19

Rutgers

74

19

9-1

20

Pittsburgh

71

21

4-4

21

Northwestern

59

20

10-0

22

American

41

22

6-1

23

Kent State

40

23

3-4

24

Ohio State

26

25

1-3

25

Arizona State

13

24

3-1

 

Others Receiving Votes: 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 8

by Tammy Tedesco | Jan 04, 2011
The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 4, 2011, has been released. Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Oklahoma State, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 4, 2011, has been released.

Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Oklahoma State, Penn State, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

Penn State moved up from No. 4 to tie at the No. 2 spot for this week with Oklahoma State, after tying with Cornell for the team title at the Southern Scuffle.

Boise State and Iowa flipped in the rankings for the second week in a row, while Lehigh moved up to No. 9 to complete the movement in the Top 10.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Oregon State, Missouri and Pittsburgh all moving up after strong recent performances.

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

T2

Oklahoma State

258

2

3-0

T2

Penn State

258

T4

7-0

4

Wisconsin

236

T4

5-0

5

Minnesota

230

3

5-1

6

Boise State

217

7

2-0-1

7

Iowa

208

6

7-0

8

Oklahoma 

193

8

4-1

9

Lehigh

189

10

7-2

10

Illinois

170

9

2-0

11

Oregon State

157

13

5-1-2

12

Virginia Tech

149

11

6-2

13

Missouri

144

18

8-3

14

Iowa State

138

12

4-1

15

Michigan

121

15

1-1

16

Nebraska

110

14

6-2

17

Central Michigan

92

17

1-4

18

Purdue

86

16

2-1-1

19

Rutgers

74

19

9-1

20

Pittsburgh

71

21

4-4

21

Northwestern

59

20

10-0

22

American

41

22

6-1

23

Kent State

40

23

3-4

24

Ohio State

26

25

1-3

25

Arizona State

13

24

3-1

 

Others Receiving Votes: 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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