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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 13

Tammy Tedesco

2/8/2011 6:35:43 PM

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for February 8, 2011, has been released.

Cornell retains the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row, with nine of the eleven No. 1 votes.

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

Moving into the Top 10 this week are both Lehigh and Michigan both with 169 points to tie for No. 10. Michigan moved up from No. 13 after a 26-9 win over Wisconsin.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Kent State 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 (9)

272

1

9-1

2

Iowa (2)

264

2

12-0-1

3

Penn State

255

3

15-1

4

Oklahoma State

236

5

11-2-1

5

Minnesota

235

4

14-3

6

Virginia Tech

213

7

16-4

7

Rutgers

209

8

19-1

8

Boise State

190

9

9-2-1

9

Oklahoma 

184

10

12-1

T10

Lehigh

169

11

13-6

T10

Michigan

169

13

10-3

12

Wisconsin

164

6

9-4-1

13

Missouri

141

12

14-8

14

Nebraska

134

14

12-5

15

Kent State

112

T15

12-5

16

Northwestern

111

17

16-2

17

Iowa State

106

T15

9-8

18

American

86

18

14-5

19

Cal Poly

74

20

8-1

20

Illinois

69

19

4-4-1

21

Oregon State

47

21

9-5-2

22

Pittsburgh

41

23

10-6

23

Purdue

36

24

6-7-1

24

Wyoming

28

25

10-4

25

Central Michigan

20

22

5-8

 

Others Receiving Votes: 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 13

by Tammy Tedesco | Feb 08, 2011
The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for February 8, 2011, has been released. Cornell retains the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row, with nine of the eleven No. 1 votes.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for February 8, 2011, has been released.

Cornell retains the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row, with nine of the eleven No. 1 votes.

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

Moving into the Top 10 this week are both Lehigh and Michigan both with 169 points to tie for No. 10. Michigan moved up from No. 13 after a 26-9 win over Wisconsin.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Kent State 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 (9)

272

1

9-1

2

Iowa (2)

264

2

12-0-1

3

Penn State

255

3

15-1

4

Oklahoma State

236

5

11-2-1

5

Minnesota

235

4

14-3

6

Virginia Tech

213

7

16-4

7

Rutgers

209

8

19-1

8

Boise State

190

9

9-2-1

9

Oklahoma 

184

10

12-1

T10

Lehigh

169

11

13-6

T10

Michigan

169

13

10-3

12

Wisconsin

164

6

9-4-1

13

Missouri

141

12

14-8

14

Nebraska

134

14

12-5

15

Kent State

112

T15

12-5

16

Northwestern

111

17

16-2

17

Iowa State

106

T15

9-8

18

American

86

18

14-5

19

Cal Poly

74

20

8-1

20

Illinois

69

19

4-4-1

21

Oregon State

47

21

9-5-2

22

Pittsburgh

41

23

10-6

23

Purdue

36

24

6-7-1

24

Wyoming

28

25

10-4

25

Central Michigan

20

22

5-8

 

Others Receiving Votes: 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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