February 27, 2017

2016-17 WBCA
NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches' Poll

February 27, 2017

The WBCA NCAA Division III Top 25 Coaches’ Poll with teams’ RECORDS FROM MONDAY, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, first-place votes received in parenthesis and ranking in last week's poll:

Rank School Record Total Points Previous Rank
1 Amherst (8) 27-0 200 1
2 Thomas More 27-0 189 2
3 St. Thomas (MN) 27-0 186 3
4 Tufts 25-2 173 3
5 Ohio Northern 27-0 168 5
6 Washington-St. Louis 23-2 160 6
7 Christopher Newport 25-2 143 8
8 Trinity (TX) 26-1 140 10
8 Wartburg 25-2 140 9
10 Puget Sound 25-2 128 7
11 Montclair State 25-2 108 13
12 DePauw 26-2 102 14
13 Scranton (PA) 24-3 99 16
14 Whitman 23-4 81 17
15 Hope 22-4 70 12
16 Wisconsin-Oshkosh 24-3 65 11
17 SUNY Geneseo 26-1 62 15
17 Trine 24-2 62 21
19 Gustavus Adolphus 25-2 59 17
19 Mary Washington 23-4 59 19
21 Bowdoin 21-4 54 20
22 Messiah 25-2 52 22
23 FDU-Florham 24-3 26 24
24 Texas-Dallas 25-5 18 NR
25 George Fox 21-5 15 23

Others receiving votes: Ithaca (24-3) 9; Chicago (18-7) 9; Catholic (23-4) 8; Calvin (22-5) 4; Marymount (22-5) 4;

Dropped Out: Catholic (23-4)

The WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches’ Poll Committee is made up of nine head coaches at Division III institutions. All are members of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The 2016-17 committee: Patricia Manning- Non-voting Chair (Williams College), Jeff Hans (Thomas More College), Dan Roiger (Saint Lawrence University), Darrin Travillian (Maryville College), Kelly Thompson (Roger Williams University), Betsy Witman (York College (Pa.)), Kristen Dowling (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College), Jessica Ott (Alverno College), and Kate Pearson (Cabrini College).

There will be no WBCA NCAA DIII Top 25 Coaches' Poll during the DIII National Tournament. The final poll will take place on March 20.