Dec. 19, 2017

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

Dec. 19, 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)

Points

Last week’s
rank

First-place
votes

1.

Connecticut (8-0)

800

1

32

2.

Notre Dame (10-1)

745

2

0

3.

Mississippi State (11-0)

725

3

0

4.

Louisville (13-0)

719

4

0

5.

South Carolina (10-1)

677

5

0

6.

Baylor (10-1)

632

6

0

7.

Tennessee (11-0)

595

7

0

8.

Texas (9-1)

571

8

0

9.

West Virginia (11-0)

505

11

0

10.

Oregon (9-2)

493

9

0

11.

Ohio State (11-2)

448

13

0

12.

UCLA (8-2)

443

12

0

13.

Florida State (10-1)

434

10

0

14.

Maryland (10-2)

382

15

0

15.

Duke (8-2)

374

14

0

16.

Missouri (11-1)

301

16

0

17.

Oregon State (8-2)

277

18

0

18.

Villanova (9-0)

222

19

0

19.

South Florida (9-2)

179

20

0

20.

Texas A&M (9-2)

160

22

0

21.

Michigan (10-2)

157

21

0

22.

Syracuse (11-0)

149

23

0

23.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (9-1)

110

24

0

24.

Stanford (6-5)

109

17

0

25.

Iowa (11-1)

88

25

0

Dropped out: None.

Others receiving votes: California (8-2) 21; Oklahoma State (7-2) 21; DePaul (7-4) 18; New Mexico (11-1) 12; Georgia Tech (9-2) 11; Virginia Tech (11-2) 6; Rutgers (12-2) 4; Kentucky (8-4) 3; Georgia (9-1) 2; Oklahoma (5-5) 2; Southern California (8-1) 2; Arizona State (8-3) 1; Miami (Fla.) (8-3) 1; Mississippi (9-2) 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.