April 8, 2019

2018-19 WBCA
USA TODAY Sports NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches' Poll

April 8, 2019

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:

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Rank

School (record)

Points

Last week’s
rank

First-place
votes

1.

Baylor (37-1)

800

1

32

2.

Notre Dame (35-4)

768

3

0

3.

Connecticut (35-3)

726

2

0

4.

Oregon (33-5)

706

7

0

5.

Mississippi State (33-3)

659

4

0

6.

Louisville (32-4)

644

5

0

7.

Stanford (31-5)

615

6

0

8.

Iowa (29-7)

586

8

0

9.

North Carolina State (28-6)

520

10

0

10.

Oregon State (26-8)

500

11

0

11.

Maryland (29-5)

432

9

0

12.

Texas A&M (26-8)

389

19

0

13.

South Carolina (23-10)

374

18

0

14.

UCLA (22-13)

343

24

0

15.

Arizona State (22-11)

308

20

0

16.

Syracuse (25-9)

280

12

0

17.

Iowa State (26-9)

263

13

0

18.

Gonzaga (29-5)

262

14

0

19.

Marquette (27-8)

232

16

0

20.

Miami (Fla.) (25-9)

231

15

0

21.

Kentucky (25-8)

209

17

0

22.

South Dakota State (28-7)

191

not ranked

0

23.

Florida State (24-9)

131

22

0

24.

Missouri State (25-10)

91

not ranked

0

25.

DePaul (26-8)

43

21

0

Dropped out: No. 23 Rice (28-4), No. 25 Drake (27-7).

Others receiving votes: Missouri (24-11) 31; Rice (28-4) 30; Drake (27-7) 12; Rutgers (22-10) 8; Michigan (22-12) 4; Boise State (28-5) 3; Brigham Young (26-7) 3; Texas (23-10) 3; Arizona (24-13) 2; Michigan State (21-12) 1.

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 2018-19 season: Brian Boyer, Arkansas State; Bart Brooks, Belmont; Mary Burke, Bryant; Jackie Carson, Furman; Billi Chambers, Iona; Shane Clipfell, Western Michigan; Cara Consuegra, Charlotte; Bradley Davis, Pacific; Bill Fennelly, Iowa State; Jose Fernandez, South Florida; Freda Freeman-Jackson, Alabama State; Brenda Frese, Maryland; Darrick Gibbs, North Florida; Julie Goodenough, Abilene Christian; Lindsay Gottlieb, California; Kellie Harper, Missouri State; DeUnna Hendrix, High Point; Tamara Inoue, UC Irvine; Carolyn Kieger, Marquette; Belle Koclanes, Dartmouth; Greg McCall, CSU-Bakersfield; Kimberly McNeill, Hartford; Katie Meier, Miami; Jon Newlee, Idaho; Kyle Rechlicz, Milwaukee; Diane Richardson, Towson; Tarrell Robinson, North Carolina A&T; Aaron Roussell, Bucknell; Michael Shafer, Richmond; Joni Taylor, Georgia; Maren Walseth, North Dakota State; and Ryun Williams, Colorado State.