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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 12

Tammy Tedesco

2/1/2011 6:21:51 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for February 1, 2011, has been released.

Cornell regains the No. 1 spot after falling to No. 2 last week, with wins over Binghamton and Iowa State this past week.

Iowa for the first time this season makes their way to the Top 5, taking the No. 2 spot after upsetting an undefeated Penn State team 22-13 on Sunday.

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

Moving into the Top 10 this week is Oklahoma.

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

Cornell (7)

270

2

7-1

2

Iowa (4)

263

8

11-0-1

3

Penn State

250

1

13-1

4

Minnesota

238

4

12-3

5

Oklahoma State

230

5

9-2-1

6

Wisconsin

222

3

9-2-1

7

Virginia Tech

208

6

15-4

8

Rutgers

207

9

19-1

9

Boise State

182

10

8-2-1

10

Oklahoma 

175

11

11-1

11

Lehigh

157

12

12-6

12

Missouri

155

7

14-6

13

Michigan

148

13

9-2

14

Nebraska

133

16

11-4

T15

Iowa State

111

15

7-8

T15

Kent State

111

17

11-5

17

Northwestern

93

18

15-2

18

American

84

19

13-4

19

Illinois

78

14

3-4-1

20

Cal Poly

62

22

8-1

21

Oregon State

54

20

8-5-2

22

Central Michigan

53

21

5-7

23

Pittsburgh

42

23

9-6

24

Purdue

23

24

5-6-1

25

Wyoming

21

25

9-4

 

Others Receiving Votes: Hofstra, Navy 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 12

by Tammy Tedesco | Feb 01, 2011
Cornell regains the No. 1 spot after falling to No. 2 last week, with wins over Binghamton and Iowa State this past wee

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for February 1, 2011, has been released.

Cornell regains the No. 1 spot after falling to No. 2 last week, with wins over Binghamton and Iowa State this past week.

Iowa for the first time this season makes their way to the Top 5, taking the No. 2 spot after upsetting an undefeated Penn State team 22-13 on Sunday.

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

Moving into the Top 10 this week is Oklahoma.

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

Cornell (7)

270

2

7-1

2

Iowa (4)

263

8

11-0-1

3

Penn State

250

1

13-1

4

Minnesota

238

4

12-3

5

Oklahoma State

230

5

9-2-1

6

Wisconsin

222

3

9-2-1

7

Virginia Tech

208

6

15-4

8

Rutgers

207

9

19-1

9

Boise State

182

10

8-2-1

10

Oklahoma 

175

11

11-1

11

Lehigh

157

12

12-6

12

Missouri

155

7

14-6

13

Michigan

148

13

9-2

14

Nebraska

133

16

11-4

T15

Iowa State

111

15

7-8

T15

Kent State

111

17

11-5

17

Northwestern

93

18

15-2

18

American

84

19

13-4

19

Illinois

78

14

3-4-1

20

Cal Poly

62

22

8-1

21

Oregon State

54

20

8-5-2

22

Central Michigan

53

21

5-7

23

Pittsburgh

42

23

9-6

24

Purdue

23

24

5-6-1

25

Wyoming

21

25

9-4

 

Others Receiving Votes: Hofstra, Navy 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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