Women's Basketball ranked No. 17 in the USA Today Sports Top 25 Division III Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll

Women's Basketball ranked No. 17 in the USA Today Sports Top 25 Division III Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll

By Ashley Birchmeier

ADA — The No. 17-ranked women's basketball team moved-up two spots in the USA Today Sports Top 25 Division III Women's Basketball Coaches' Poll released Tuesday afternoon.

The Polar Bears recieved 70 points in the poll.

Thomas More (Ky.) claimed the top spot with 199 points and seven first place votes, followed by George Fox (Ore.) in second with 192 points and one first place vote and Amherst (Mass.) in third with 185 points.

Ohio Athletic Conference foe Capital claimed the 25th spot with 11 points.

Northern returns to action Wednesday evening as they travel to Wilmington, tip off set for 7:30 pm.

 

Rank Institution - First Place Votes Previous Rank Total Points
1. Thomas More (Ky.) - 7 1 199
2. George Forx (Ore.) - 1 2 192
3. Amherst (Mass.) 3 185
4. Hope (Mich.) 4 176
5. Scranton (Pa.) 5 164
6. Texas-Tyler 7 160
7. New York University 8 153
8. Tufts (Mass.) 9 144
9. Washington University (Mo.) 10 138
10. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 11 123
11. Muhlenberg (Pa.) 12 110
12. Maryville (Tenn.) 13 105
T13. Rochester (N.Y.) 8 102
T13. Wisconson-Whitewater 14 102
15. Albright (Pa.) 18 81
16. St. Thomas (Minn.) 16 79
17. Ohio Northern 19 70
18. Calvin (Mich.) 20 64
19. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 17 63
20. Wheaton College (Ill.) 22 46
21. University of New England (Maine) 25 27
22. Connecticut College 24 26
23. Bluffton 23 21
24. Christopher Newport (Va.) NR 20
25. Capital 15 11


Others receiving votes:
 Rowan University (N.J.) 8; New England College (N.H.) 6; Trinity University (Texas) 6; Carnegie Mellon University (Pa.) 4; Rochester Institute of Technology (N.Y.) 4; Whitman College (Wash.) 4; Keene State College (N.H.) 3; Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Mass.) 2; Bowdoin College (Maine) 1; University of Wisconsin - River Falls 1.