• January 19, 2022

USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll for 12/07/21

The USA Today Sports/WBCA NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll – 12/07/21 (Week 4)

Team records through Sunday’s games are in parentheses. Total points are based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and first-place votes received. The poll is conducted weekly throughout the regular season using a panel of head coaches at Division I schools. The panel is chosen by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The members represent each of the 32 Division I conferences that receive an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

Rank School (record) Points Last Week’s Rank First- Place Votes AP Rank
1 South Carolina (9-0) 800 1 32 1
2 Connecticut (5-1) 752 2 0 3
3 North Carolina State (8-1) 748 3 0 2
4 Stanford (5-2) 688 4 0 4
5 Louisville (7-1) 669 5 0 7
6 Baylor (8-1) 611 7 0 5
7 Maryland (8-2) 574 8 0 8
8 Indiana (6-2) 572 6 0 10
9 Tennessee (8-0) 549 10 0 9
10 Arizona (7-0) 541 11 0 6
11 Michigan (8-1) 484 9 0 13
12 Texas (6-1) 451 14 0 11
13 Iowa (5-1) 383 12 0 15
14 Kentucky (6-1) 348 18 0 14
15 Texas A&M (8-1) 329 15 0 18
16 Iowa State (8-1) 316 13 0 15
17 Georgia (7-1) 219 19 0 21
17 Brigham Young (8-0) 219 23 0 16
19 South Florida (5-3) 158 17 0 17
20 Oregon State (4-2) 144 21 0 23
21 Ohio State (6-1) 131 20 0 20
22 Oregon (4-3) 122 16 0 NR
23 Notre Dame (7-2) 100 25 0 22
24 North Carolina (8-0) 88 NR 0 NR
25 UCLA (5-2) 66 24 0 NR

Dropped out

No. 22 Florida Gulf Coast (7-1).

AP Poll: Oregon 18, Florida Gulf Coast 22, Florida State 25

Others Receiving Votes

Florida Gulf Coast (7-1) 59; Gonzaga (7-1) 54; Duke (8-0) 50; Georgia Tech (6-2) 39; Colorado (8-0) 32; Central Florida (6-1) 20; Florida State (6-2) 18; Oklahoma (7-1) 14; Virginia Tech (7-2) 13; Washington State (6-1) 9; Kansas State (7-2) 6; Nebraska (9-0) 6; West Virginia (4-2) 6; LSU (6-1) 5; Long Beach State (7-0) 3; Coastal Carolina (7-0) 2; Missouri State (6-2) 1; Princeton (6-2) 1.

AP Poll: Florida Gulf Coast 51, Oregon 48, Florida State 40, North Carolina 32, Georgia Tech 29, UCLA 26, Gonzaga 15, Virginia Tech 11, Nebraska 11, West Virginia 7, Oklahoma 6, DePaul 4, Washington State 4, Missouri 3

Voters

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. The board for the 2021-22 season: Ganiyat Adeduntan, Colgate; Suzy Barcomb, Seattle; Kim Barnes Arico, Michigan; Fred Batchelor, Maryland-Eastern Shore; Matt Bollant, Eastern Illinois; Dan Burt, Duquesne; Jeff Cammon, Long Beach State; Jamie Craighhead, San Jose State; Megan Duffy, Marquette; Ronny Fisher, Campbell; Lisa Fortier, Gonzaga; Robyn Fralick, Bowling Green; Andrea Gorski, Bradley; Carey Green, Liberty; Simon Harris, East Tennessee State; Chris Kielsmeier, Cleveland State; Monique LeBlanc, Brown; Amy Mallon, Drexel; Lynn Milligan, Rider; Jalie Mitchell, North Texas; Mike Neighbors, Arkansas; Raegan Pebley, TCU; DoBee Plaisance, Nicholls State; Margaret Richards, Alabama A&M; Lynne Roberts, Utah; Seton Sobolewski, Idaho State; Lisa Stockton, Tulane; C. Vivian Stringer, Rutgers; Angelika Szumilo, Fairleigh Dickinson; Amy Vachon, Maine; Jeff Walz, Louisville; Jaida Williams, Coastal Carolina; Doshia Woods, Denver.

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