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2015-16 Preseason NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches Poll

Published on November 3, 2015

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The USA TODAY Sports Division III Top 25 women’s basketball poll, with first place votes to the right, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th.

Rank Institution – First Place Votes Last Year’s Final Rank Last Year’s Final Record Total Points
1 Thomas More College (Ky.) – 7 1 33-0 199
2 George Fox University (Ore.) 2 32-1 187
3 Tufts University (Mass.) – 1 4 30-3 183
4 Amherst College (Mass.) 10 25-4 165
5 Washington University (Mo.) 9 25-3 150
6 Calvin College (Mich.) T5 30-1 135
7 New York University 16 22-5 134
8 Wheaton College (Ill.) 21 24-4 128
9 Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham (N.J.) 7 29-2 127
10 Bowdoin College (Maine) 13 25-5 119
11 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh NR 23-7 114
T12 Hope College (Mich.) 11 25-5 111
T12 Montclair State University (N.J.) 3 31-2 111
T12 University of St Thomas (Minn.) T5 30-1 111
15 DePauw University (Ind.) 8 26-3 110
16 University of Texas – Tyler 14 27-3 83
17 Maryville College (Tenn.) 15 26-4 77
18 University of New England (Maine) 25 24-6 42
19 Ohio Northern University NR 20-6 33
20 State University College at Geneseo (N.Y.) 19 25-5 30
21 Luther College (Iowa) NR 23-6 28
22 Transylvania University (Ky.) 22 25-3 24
T23 Bethel University (Minn.) NR 21-7 23
T23 University of Chicago (Ill.) NR 18-7 23
25 University of Scranton (Pa.) 18 24-4 22

Others receiving votes: Eastern Mennonite University (Va.) 21; Eastern Connecticut State University 19; Catholic University of America (D.C.) 18; University of Puget Sound (Wash.) 11; University of Texas – Dallas 9; Cabrini College (Pa.) 8; Whitworth University (Wash.) 8; Salisbury University (Md.) 6; Messiah College (Pa.) 5; North Central College (Ill.) 5; University of Wisconsin – Whitewater 5; Stevenson University (Md.) 4; Baldwin Wallace University (Ohio) 3; New England College (N.H.) 3; Stockton University (N.J) 2; Babson College (Mass.) 1; John Carroll University (Ohio) 1; McDaniel College (Md.) 1; Saint Norbert College (Wis.) 1

The USA TODAY Sports committee of coaches is made up of nine head coaches at Division III institutions. All are members of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2014-15 committee: Patricia Manning- Non-voting Chair (Williams College), Jeff Hans (Thomas More College), Dan Roiger (Saint Lawrence University), Darrin Travillian (Maryville College), Mike Durbin (College of Saint Benedict), Betsy Witman (York College (Pa.)), Anthony Ewing (University of New England), Jessica Ott (Milwaukee School of Engineering), and Kate Pearson (Cabrini College).

*Please note that all voters for the DII poll are required to vote each week between 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.


 

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