Feb. 12, 2019

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

Feb. 12, 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 (21-1)

790

1

27

2.

Louisville (23-1)

764

2

2

3.

Oregon (23-1)

740

3

3

4.

Connecticut (22-2)

701

5

0

5.

Mississippi State (22-1)

679

6

0

6.

Notre Dame (22-3)

630

4

0

7.

Marquette (21-3)

595

7

0

8.

Maryland (22-2)

590

8

0

9.

Oregon State (20-4)

485

10

0

10.

Stanford (19-4)

479

11

0

11.

North Carolina State (21-2)

465

9

0

12.

Gonzaga (22-2)

449

12

0

13.

Iowa (19-5)

399

16

0

14.

South Carolina (17-6)

353

13

0

15.

Texas (19-5)

342

15

0

16.

Syracuse (18-5)

314

14

0

17.

Arizona State (16-6)

266

18

0

18.

Kentucky (20-5)

263

17

0

19.

Florida State (20-4)

235

19

0

20.

Miami (Fla.) (21-5)

225

25

0

21.

Iowa State (18-5)

205

23

0

22.

Michigan State (17-6)

126

21

0

23.

Texas A&M (18-5)

88

22

0

24.

Rutgers (17-6)

62

24

0

25.

South Dakota (22-3)

59

not ranked

0

Dropped out: No. 20 Utah (18-5).

Others receiving votes: Missouri (18-7) 25; Utah (18-5) 23; Central Florida (20-3) 20; DePaul (17-7) 9; Drake (18-5) 9; California (14-9) 3; New Mexico (19-3) 3; Arkansas-Little Rock (14-8) 2; North Carolina (15-10) 1; UCLA (15-9) 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.