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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 10

Tammy Tedesco

1/18/2011 5:51:13 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 18, 2011, has been released.

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

Iowa moves up to No. 8 after this weekend’s Oklahoma State dual meet which ended in a 15-15 tie.  Boise State and Oklahoma both drop one place to round out the Top 10.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Iowa State, Oregon State, Rutgers, Nebraska, Kent State and Northwestern moving up.

Cal Poly makes their debut into this week’s rankings after being unranked, coming in at No. 24.

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 5-0
2 Penn State 264 2 11-0
3 Virginia Tech 249 4 13-3
4 Wisconsin 241 3 8-1-1
5 Minnesota 234 5 9-3
6 Oklahoma State 215 6 7-2-1
7 Missouri 199 7 14-5
8 Iowa 192 10 8-0-1
9 Boise State 189 8 5-2-1
10 Oklahoma   186 9 9-1
11 Michigan 158 11 6-2
12 Iowa State 123 13 6-5
13 Oregon State 119 14 7-3-2
14 Rutgers 117 18 16-1
15 Illinois 115 15 2-2-1
16 Nebraska 114 16 9-2
17 Lehigh 112 12 9-5
18 Kent State 107 19 9-5
19 Northwestern 96 22 14-0
20 American 71 19 10-4
21 Central Michigan 54 20 3-7
22 Pittsburgh 51 23 8-5
23 Purdue 38 21 4-5-1
24 Cal Poly 18 NR 5-0
25 Wyoming 15 24 6-4

Others Receiving Votes: Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Hofstra, Indiana, Navy, and Ohio State.

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 10

by Tammy Tedesco | Jan 18, 2011
Cornell University remains the unanimous No. 1 team. Rounding out the Top 5 are Penn State, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 18, 2011, has been released.

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

Iowa moves up to No. 8 after this weekend’s Oklahoma State dual meet which ended in a 15-15 tie.  Boise State and Oklahoma both drop one place to round out the Top 10.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Iowa State, Oregon State, Rutgers, Nebraska, Kent State and Northwestern moving up.

Cal Poly makes their debut into this week’s rankings after being unranked, coming in at No. 24.

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 5-0
2 Penn State 264 2 11-0
3 Virginia Tech 249 4 13-3
4 Wisconsin 241 3 8-1-1
5 Minnesota 234 5 9-3
6 Oklahoma State 215 6 7-2-1
7 Missouri 199 7 14-5
8 Iowa 192 10 8-0-1
9 Boise State 189 8 5-2-1
10 Oklahoma   186 9 9-1
11 Michigan 158 11 6-2
12 Iowa State 123 13 6-5
13 Oregon State 119 14 7-3-2
14 Rutgers 117 18 16-1
15 Illinois 115 15 2-2-1
16 Nebraska 114 16 9-2
17 Lehigh 112 12 9-5
18 Kent State 107 19 9-5
19 Northwestern 96 22 14-0
20 American 71 19 10-4
21 Central Michigan 54 20 3-7
22 Pittsburgh 51 23 8-5
23 Purdue 38 21 4-5-1
24 Cal Poly 18 NR 5-0
25 Wyoming 15 24 6-4

Others Receiving Votes: Binghamton, Bloomsburg, Hofstra, Indiana, Navy, and Ohio State.

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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