Feb. 21, 2018

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

Feb. 20, 2018

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 (26-0)

800

1

32

2.

Mississippi State (28-0)

766

2

0

3.

Baylor (26-1)

730

3

0

4.

Notre Dame (25-2)

691

4

0

5.

Louisville (27-2)

687

5

0

6.

South Carolina (22-5)

615

8

0

7.

Oregon (25-4)

604

10

0

8.

Texas (22-5)

602

6

0

9.

Missouri (22-5)

520

13

0

10.

UCLA (21-6)

506

7

0

11.

Oregon State (21-6)

471

14

0

12.

Florida State (22-5)

434

12

0

13.

Maryland (22-5)

386

9

0

14.

Tennessee (21-6)

357

11

0

15.

Ohio State (22-6)

346

17

0

16.

Duke (21-7)

294

16

0

17.

South Florida (22-5)

269

21

0

18.

Texas A&M (20-8)

258

18

0

19.

Georgia (22-5)

216

19

0

20.

Stanford (19-9)

196

20

0

21.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (24-3)

194

15

0

22.

North Carolina State (21-6)

127

25

0

23.

Oklahoma State (18-8)

62

22

0

24.

Syracuse (20-7)

46

not ranked

0

25.

Mercer (25-2)

33

not ranked

0

Dropped out: No. 23 Michigan (20-8), No. 24 DePaul (21-7).

Others receiving votes: Michigan (20-8) 29; Florida Gulf Coast (26-4) 25; DePaul (21-7) 24; Miami (Fla.) (19-8) 22; LSU (18-7) 21; Central Michigan (21-4) 12; Belmont (26-3) 10; West Virginia (19-8) 10; Marquette (19-8) 8; Virginia (16-11) 8; Buffalo (21-4) 7; Purdue (17-11) 6; Houston (20-7) 3; Minnesota (21-6) 2; Alabama (17-10) 1; Dayton (21-4) 1; Quinnipiac (22-5) 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