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NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 15

by Tammy Tedesco | Feb 23, 2011
Cornell retains the No. 1 spot for the fourth week in a row, with eight of the eleven No. 1 votes.

The final 2010-2011 NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll has been released.

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

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

Within the Top 10, all teams stayed the same for the final week, with Oklahoma and Lehigh moving up and Rutgers moving down to No. 9 after losing to Lehigh 21-9 in last week’s dual.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Wisconsin, Iowa State, and Illinois 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.

This is the final dual NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll all prior rankings can be found here www.nwcaonline.com.    

NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll

Rank

School

Total

Prev. Rank

Record

1

Cornell (8)

271

1

13-1

2

Iowa (3)

266

2

15-0-1

3

Oklahoma State

251

3

15-2-1

4

Penn State

245

4

17-1-1

5

Minnesota

231

5

15-4-1

6

Virginia Tech

215

6

20-4

7

Oklahoma 

198

8

13-2

8

Lehigh

195

10

15-6

T9

Rutgers

185

7

21-2

T9

Boise State

185

9

9-3-1

11

Michigan

170

11

11-5

12

Missouri

155

12

15-8

13

Nebraska

141

13

14-5

14

Northwestern

134

14

18-2

15

Wisconsin

116

16

11-6-1

16

Iowa State

101

17

9-10

17

Kent State

96

15

14-6

18

American

87

T18

14-7

19

Illinois

84

T18

6-5-1

20

Oregon State

55

20

11-5-2

21

Cal Poly

49

21

9-2

22

Pittsburgh

47

22

13-6

23

Purdue

40

23

8-8-1

24

Central Michigan

37

25

8-8

25

Wyoming

9

24

11-7

 

Others Receiving Votes: Hofstra, Maryland, Northern Iowa.

 

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 15

by Tammy Tedesco | Feb 23, 2011
Cornell retains the No. 1 spot for the fourth week in a row, with eight of the eleven No. 1 votes.

The final 2010-2011 NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll has been released.

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

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

Within the Top 10, all teams stayed the same for the final week, with Oklahoma and Lehigh moving up and Rutgers moving down to No. 9 after losing to Lehigh 21-9 in last week’s dual.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Wisconsin, Iowa State, and Illinois 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.

This is the final dual NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll all prior rankings can be found here www.nwcaonline.com.    

NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll

Rank

School

Total

Prev. Rank

Record

1

Cornell (8)

271

1

13-1

2

Iowa (3)

266

2

15-0-1

3

Oklahoma State

251

3

15-2-1

4

Penn State

245

4

17-1-1

5

Minnesota

231

5

15-4-1

6

Virginia Tech

215

6

20-4

7

Oklahoma 

198

8

13-2

8

Lehigh

195

10

15-6

T9

Rutgers

185

7

21-2

T9

Boise State

185

9

9-3-1

11

Michigan

170

11

11-5

12

Missouri

155

12

15-8

13

Nebraska

141

13

14-5

14

Northwestern

134

14

18-2

15

Wisconsin

116

16

11-6-1

16

Iowa State

101

17

9-10

17

Kent State

96

15

14-6

18

American

87

T18

14-7

19

Illinois

84

T18

6-5-1

20

Oregon State

55

20

11-5-2

21

Cal Poly

49

21

9-2

22

Pittsburgh

47

22

13-6

23

Purdue

40

23

8-8-1

24

Central Michigan

37

25

8-8

25

Wyoming

9

24

11-7

 

Others Receiving Votes: Hofstra, Maryland, Northern Iowa.

 

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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