March 6, 2018

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

March 6, 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 (31-0)

800

1

32

2.

Baylor (31-1)

757

3

0

3.

Louisville (32-2)

728

5

0

4.

Mississippi State (32-1)

703

2

0

5.

Oregon (30-4)

660

6

0

6.

Notre Dame (29-3)

648

4

0

7.

South Carolina (26-6)

623

8

0

8.

Texas (26-6)

567

7

0

9.

UCLA (24-7)

517

9

0

10.

Ohio State (27-6)

500

14

0

11.

Florida State (25-6)

478

11

0

12.

Oregon State (23-7)

420

10

0

13.

Tennessee (24-7)

410

12

0

14.

Missouri (24-7)

324

13

0

15.

Texas A&M (24-9)

322

16

0

16.

Maryland (25-7)

293

17

0

17.

Georgia (25-6)

271

18

0

18.

Duke (22-8)

258

15

0

19.

South Florida (26-6)

250

19

0

20.

Stanford (22-10)

231

20

0

21.

Wisconsin-Green Bay (28-3)

193

21

0

22.

North Carolina State (24-8)

148

22

0

23.

Mercer (30-2)

70

25

0

24.

DePaul (25-7)

40

not ranked

0

25.

Belmont (31-3)

28

not ranked

0

Dropped out: No. 23 Syracuse (22-8), No. 24 Michigan (22-9).

Others receiving votes: Florida Gulf Coast (28-4) 25; Syracuse (22-8) 22; Michigan (22-9) 21; LSU (19-9) 16; Marquette (23-8) 15; Central Michigan (25-4) 14; Miami (Fla.) (21-10) 14; Buffalo (25-4) 11; Minnesota (23-8) 6; Oklahoma State (20-10) 5; Virginia (18-13) 4; Arkansas-Little Rock (20-9) 2; Iowa (24-7) 2; Central Florida (21-10) 1; Nebraska (21-10) 1; Quinnipiac (27-5) 1; Virginia Tech (18-13) 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.