Dec. 12, 2017

2017-18 WBCA
USA TODAY Sports NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches' Poll

Dec. 12, 2017

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)

Total

Points

Last week’s
rank

First-place
votes

1.

Connecticut (8-0)

800

1

32

2.

Notre Dame (9-1)

745

2

0

3.

Mississippi State (9-0)

720

3

0

4.

Louisville (11-0)

719

5

0

5.

South Carolina (9-1)

681

6

0

6.

Baylor (8-1)

611

8

0

7.

Tennessee (10-0)

564

13

0

8.

Texas (7-1)

562

4

0

9.

Oregon (8-1)

544

9

0

10.

Florida State (10-0)

515

10

0

11.

West Virginia (9-0)

481

11

0

12.

UCLA (7-2)

445

7

0

13.

Ohio State (9-2)

442

12

0

14.

Duke (8-2)

372

14 (Tie)

0

15.

Maryland (10-2)

359

14 (Tie)

0

16.

Missouri (9-1)

279

17

0

17.

Stanford (5-4)

236

18

0

18.

Oregon State (6-2)

232

19

0

19.

Villanova (9-0)

202

20

0

20.

South Florida (7-2)

166

16

0

21.

Michigan (8-2)

155

21

0

22.

Texas A&M (8-2)

142

22

0

23.

Syracuse (10-0)

124

24

0

24.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (8-1)

96

25

0

25.

Iowa (10-1)

55

not ranked

0

Dropped out: No. 23 Kentucky (8-3).

Others receiving votes: New Mexico (11-0) 38; DePaul (6-3) 21; California (7-2) 19; Oklahoma State (7-2) 18; Georgia Tech (9-1) 14; Miami (Fla.) (6-3) 9; Mississippi (8-1) 8; Southern California (8-0) 6; Virginia Tech (9-2) 5; Kentucky (8-3) 4; Rice (6-2) 4; South Dakota State (8-2) 3; Florida Gulf Coast (10-2) 2; Oklahoma (4-5) 1; Troy (5-2) 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.