Jan. 2, 2018

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

Jan. 2, 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 (11-0)

800

1

32

2.

Notre Dame (13-1)

745

2

0

3.

Mississippi State (15-0)

725

3

0

4.

Louisville (16-0)

718

4

0

5.

South Carolina (12-1)

676

5

0

6.

Baylor (12-1)

634

6

0

7.

Tennessee (13-0)

596

7

0

8.

Texas (11-1)

586

8

0

9.

Oregon (13-2)

529

10

0

10.

Ohio State (13-2)

494

11

0

11.

West Virginia (13-1)

466

9

0

12.

Florida State (13-1)

463

13

0

13.

Maryland (13-2)

423

14

0

14.

UCLA (10-3)

377

12

0

15.

Missouri (13-1)

353

16

0

16.

Oregon State (11-2)

318

17

0

17.

Iowa (14-1)

255

21 (Tie)

0

18.

Duke (11-3)

254

15

0

19.

Texas A&M (11-4)

157

21 (Tie)

0

20.

Michigan (12-3)

152

19

0

21.

Villanova (11-1)

144

18

0

22.

South Florida (11-3)

131

24

0

23.

Oklahoma State (11-2)

115

not ranked

0

24.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (11-2)

59

20

0

25.

Rutgers (14-2)

54

not ranked

0

Dropped out: No. 23 Syracuse (12-3), No. 25 California (10-3).

Others receiving votes: DePaul (10-4) 42; Arizona State (11-3) 29; Georgia Tech (12-3) 20; Syracuse (12-3) 19; California (10-3) 17; New Mexico (14-1) 16; Stanford (8-6) 15; Miami (Fla.) (11-3) 10; Marquette (8-5) 3; North Carolina State (12-3) 3; South Alabama (9-4) 1; Virginia (9-6) 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.