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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 11

by Tammy Tedesco | Jan 25, 2011
Undefeated Penn State takes the unanimous No. 1 spot, as they improved their season record to 13-0, with wins over Pittsburgh and Indiana this past week.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 25, 2011, has been released.

Undefeated Penn State takes the unanimous No. 1 spot, as they improved their season record to 13-0, with wins over Pittsburgh and Indiana this past week.

Cornell University who was the pre-season favorite and ranked No. 1 for the first 10 weeks drops to No. 2 after a 17-15 loss to No. 12 Lehigh.

Rounding out the rest of this week’s Top 5 are Wisconsin, Minnesota and Oklahoma State.

Moving into the Top 10 this week is Rutgers after a 24-7 victory over Virginia Tech.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Lehigh, Illinois, Kent State, Northwestern and American 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

Penn State

275

2

13-0

2

Cornell

263

1

5-1

3

Wisconsin

247

4

9-1-1

4

Minnesota

226

5

11-3

5

Oklahoma State

224

6

8-2-1

6

Virginia Tech

211

3

14-4

7

Missouri

206

7

14-5

8

Iowa

199

8

9-0-1

9

Rutgers

192

14

18-1

10

Boise State

181

9

6-2-1

11

Oklahoma 

173

10

10-1

12

Lehigh

156

17

10-5

13

Michigan

154

11

7-2

14

Illinois

120

15

3-3-1

15

Iowa State

102

12

6-7

16

Nebraska

101

16

10-3

17

Kent State

98

18

10-5

18

Northwestern

84

19

15-1

19

American

77

20

11-4

20

Oregon State

72

13

8-4-2

21

Central Michigan

63

21

4-7

22

Cal Poly

47

24

6-1

23

Pittsburgh

43

22

8-6

24

Purdue

40

23

5-6-1

25

Wyoming

14

25

7-4

 

Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State, Hofstra, and Virginia.

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 11

by Tammy Tedesco | Jan 25, 2011
Undefeated Penn State takes the unanimous No. 1 spot, as they improved their season record to 13-0, with wins over Pittsburgh and Indiana this past week.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 25, 2011, has been released.

Undefeated Penn State takes the unanimous No. 1 spot, as they improved their season record to 13-0, with wins over Pittsburgh and Indiana this past week.

Cornell University who was the pre-season favorite and ranked No. 1 for the first 10 weeks drops to No. 2 after a 17-15 loss to No. 12 Lehigh.

Rounding out the rest of this week’s Top 5 are Wisconsin, Minnesota and Oklahoma State.

Moving into the Top 10 this week is Rutgers after a 24-7 victory over Virginia Tech.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Lehigh, Illinois, Kent State, Northwestern and American 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

Penn State

275

2

13-0

2

Cornell

263

1

5-1

3

Wisconsin

247

4

9-1-1

4

Minnesota

226

5

11-3

5

Oklahoma State

224

6

8-2-1

6

Virginia Tech

211

3

14-4

7

Missouri

206

7

14-5

8

Iowa

199

8

9-0-1

9

Rutgers

192

14

18-1

10

Boise State

181

9

6-2-1

11

Oklahoma 

173

10

10-1

12

Lehigh

156

17

10-5

13

Michigan

154

11

7-2

14

Illinois

120

15

3-3-1

15

Iowa State

102

12

6-7

16

Nebraska

101

16

10-3

17

Kent State

98

18

10-5

18

Northwestern

84

19

15-1

19

American

77

20

11-4

20

Oregon State

72

13

8-4-2

21

Central Michigan

63

21

4-7

22

Cal Poly

47

24

6-1

23

Pittsburgh

43

22

8-6

24

Purdue

40

23

5-6-1

25

Wyoming

14

25

7-4

 

Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State, Hofstra, and Virginia.

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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