Jan. 29, 2019

2018-19 WBCA
USA TODAY Sports NCAA Division I Top 25 Coaches' Poll

Jan. 29, 2019

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.

Baylor (17-1)

779

3

19

2.

Connecticut (18-1)

774

2

11

3.

Louisville (19-1)

721

4

0

4.

Oregon (19-1)

692

5

1

5.

Notre Dame (19-2)

685

1

1

6.

Mississippi State (19-1)

652

6

0

7.

North Carolina State (20-0)

619

8

0

8.

Stanford (17-2)

546

7

0

9.

Marquette (18-3)

542

9

0

10.

Maryland (18-2)

512

10

0

11.

Oregon State (17-3)

493

11

0

12.

Iowa (16-4)

422

15

0

13.

Gonzaga (19-2)

350

17

0

14.

Texas (17-4)

326

13

0

15.

Kentucky (17-4)

297

12

0

16.

Syracuse (16-4)

285

14

0

17.

Utah (18-1)

255

24

0

18.

South Carolina (14-5)

254

20

0

19.

Rutgers (16-4)

219

18

0

20.

Arizona State (14-6)

202

16

0

21.

Florida State (17-3)

174

19

0

22.

Michigan State (15-5)

165

21

0

23.

Miami (Fla.) (18-4)

130

23

0

24.

Texas A&M (16-4)

105

25

0

25.

Iowa State (15-5)

98

22

0

Dropped out: None.

Others receiving votes: Drake (15-4) 35; New Mexico (17-2) 13; South Dakota (19-3) 13; California (13-6) 12; DePaul (15-6) 10; Central Florida (17-3) 5; Brigham Young (17-3) 4; Missouri (16-6) 4; Troy (16-3) 4; Arkansas (16-5) 2; West Virginia (15-5) 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. The board for the 2018-19 season: Brian Boyer, Arkansas State; Bart Brooks, Belmont; Mary Burke, Bryant; Jackie Carson, Furman; Billi Chambers, Iona; Shane Clipfell, Western Michigan; Cara Consuegra, Charlotte; Bradley Davis, Pacific; Bill Fennelly, Iowa State; Jose Fernandez, South Florida; Freda Freeman-Jackson, Alabama State; Brenda Frese, Maryland; Darrick Gibbs, North Florida; Julie Goodenough, Abilene Christian; Lindsay Gottlieb, California; Kellie Harper, Missouri State; DeUnna Hendrix, High Point; Tamara Inoue, UC Irvine; Carolyn Kieger, Marquette; Belle Koclanes, Dartmouth; Greg McCall, CSU-Bakersfield; Kimberly McNeill, Hartford; Katie Meier, Miami; Jon Newlee, Idaho; Kyle Rechlicz, Milwaukee; Diane Richardson, Towson; Tarrell Robinson, North Carolina A&T; Aaron Roussell, Bucknell; Michael Shafer, Richmond; Joni Taylor, Georgia; Maren Walseth, North Dakota State; and Ryun Williams, Colorado State.