Feb. 27, 2018

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

Feb. 27, 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

Previous
rank

First-place
votes

1.

Connecticut (29-0)

800

1

32

2.

Mississippi State (30-0)

766

2

0

3.

Baylor (28-1)

731

3

0

4.

Notre Dame (27-2)

692

4

0

5.

Louisville (29-2)

687

5

0

6.

Oregon (27-4)

636

7

0

7.

Texas (23-5)

613

8

0

8.

South Carolina (23-6)

552

6

0

9.

UCLA (23-6)

543

10

0

10.

Oregon State (23-6)

504

11

0

11.

Florida State (24-5)

476

12

0

12.

Tennessee (23-6)

433

14

0

13.

Missouri (23-6)

400

9

0

14.

Ohio State (24-6)

374

15

0

15.

Duke (22-7)

324

16

0

16.

Texas A&M (22-8)

304

18

0

17.

Maryland (23-6)

278

13

0

18.

Georgia (24-5)

245

19

0

19.

South Florida (24-6)

238

17

0

20.

Stanford (20-9)

213

20

0

21.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (26-3)

175

21

0

22.

North Carolina State (22-7)

106

22

0

23.

Syracuse (22-7)

82

24

0

24.

Michigan (21-8)

52

not ranked

0

25.

Mercer (27-2)

43

25

0

Dropped out: No. 23 Oklahoma State (20-9).

Others receiving votes: DePaul (23-7) 25; Florida Gulf Coast (27-4) 19; Oklahoma State (20-9) 14; Belmont (28-3) 13; LSU (19-8) 13; Central Michigan (23-4) 11; Marquette (21-8) 9; Virginia (17-12) 9; Buffalo (23-4) 7; Miami (Fla.) (20-9) 5; Purdue (18-12) 3; West Virginia (20-10) 2; Central Florida (20-9) 1; Minnesota (22-7) 1; Quinnipiac (24-5) 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.