USA Today Coaches Poll for March 10, 2015: No changes in top 5, Ohio St. & Northwestern enter

The USA Today Sports Top 25 women’s basketball coaches poll, with team’s records through Monday in parentheses, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, ranking in last week’s poll and first-place votes received:

Dropped out: No. 24 Syracuse (21-9), No. 25 Nebraska (21-10).

Others receiving votes: South Florida (26-7) 52; James Madison (26-3) 29; Nebraska (21-10) 28; Texas (22-10) 27; DePaul (25-7) 26; California (23-9) 22; Syracuse (21-9) 21; Western Kentucky (27-4) 17; Arkansas-Little Rock (25-4) 4; St. John‘s (21-10) 3; Quinnipiac (31-3) 2.

Rank  School (record)
Points 
Last week’s rank
First-place votes
1 Connecticut (32-1)
800
1
32
2 Notre Dame (31-2)
766
2
0
3 Maryland (30-2)
727
3
0
4 South Carolina (30-2)
715
4
0
5 Tennessee (27-5)
652
5
0
6 Baylor (30-3)
646
7
0
7 Florida State (29-4)
622
6
0
8 Louisville (25-6)
531
10
0
9 Arizona State (27-5)
522
8
0
10 Oregon State (26-4)
489
9
0
11 Kentucky (23-9)
479
11
0
12 North Carolina (24-8)
424
12
0
13 Princeton (29-0)
397
14
0
14 Mississippi State (26-6)
374
13
0
15 Iowa (24-7)
322
15
0
16 Duke (21-10)
298
16
0
17 Stanford (24-9)
285
20
0
18 Chattanooga (29-3)
243
18
0
T19 George Washington (29-3)
203
19
0
T19 Texas A&M (23-9)
203
17
0
21 Florida Gulf Coast (28-2)
155
21
0
22 Seton Hall (28-4)
130
23
0
23 Rutgers (22-9)
70
22
0
24 Ohio State (23-10)
61
not ranked
0
25 Northwestern (23-8)
55
not ranked
0

The USA TODAY Sports Board of Coaches is made up of 32 head coaches at Division I institutions. All are members of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

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