Jan. 23, 2018

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

Jan. 23, 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 (18-0)

800

1

32

2.

Mississippi State (20-0)

766

3

0

3.

Baylor (17-1)

725

4

0

4.

Louisville (20-1)

688

2

0

5.

Notre Dame (18-2)

674

5

0

6.

Texas (15-3)

622

9

0

7.

South Carolina (16-3)

572

10

0

8.

Florida State (18-2)

564

11

0

9.

Oregon (18-3)

561

6

0

10.

Tennessee (16-3)

486

7

0

11.

Missouri (17-2)

474

12

0

12.

UCLA (15-4)

459

13

0

13.

Maryland (17-3)

454

14

0

14.

Ohio State (16-4)

401

8

0

15.

Texas A&M (16-5)

328

17

0

16.

Michigan (17-4)

315

18

0

17.

Oregon State (14-5)

250

19

0

18.

Duke (15-5)

229

15

0

19.

West Virginia (16-4)

206

16

0

20.

Georgia (17-2)

197

24

0

21.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (17-2)

179

22

0

22.

Oklahoma State (14-4)

140

not ranked

0

23.

South Florida (15-5)

40

23

0

24.

TCU (13-5)

37

not ranked

0

25.

Iowa (15-5)

31

20

0

Dropped out: No. 21 Rutgers (17-5), No. 25 Arizona State (14-6).

Others receiving votes: Rutgers (17-5) 28; California (14-5) 25; Arizona State (14-6) 24; Florida Gulf Coast (19-3) 19; Marquette (14-6) 18; North Carolina State (15-5) 16; Virginia (13-7) 15; Stanford (12-8) 11; DePaul (15-6) 9; Villanova (15-5) 9; Miami (Fla.) (14-6) 7; Syracuse (15-5) 5; Purdue (13-7) 4; Buffalo (15-3) 3; Utah (14-5) 3; Central Michigan (15-3) 2; Princeton (13-3) 2; Mercer (18-2) 1; Michigan State (14-6) 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.