Nov. 27, 2018

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

Nov. 27, 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.

Notre Dame (6-0)

800

1

32

2.

Connecticut (5-0)

763

2

0

3.

Oregon (6-0)

723

3

0

4.

Louisville (6-0)

705

4

0

5.

Baylor (6-0)

661

5

0

6.

Mississippi State (6-0)

631

6

0

7.

Stanford (6-0)

576

7

0

8.

Maryland (6-0)

563

10

0

9.

Oregon State (5-1)

548

8

0

10.

Texas (6-0)

542

9

0

11.

Tennessee (5-0)

466

11

0

12.

Syracuse (6-1)

447

15

0

13.

North Carolina State (6-0)

427

13

0

14.

DePaul (4-2)

322

16

0

15.

Iowa (4-1)

297

14

0

16.

Texas A&M (4-1)

239

20 (Tie)

0

17.

Marquette (4-1)

212

19

0

18.

California (6-0)

209

23

0

19.

South Carolina (3-3)

193

12

0

20.

Miami (Fla.) (6-1)

179

22

0

21.

West Virginia (4-1)

133

20 (Tie)

0

22.

Iowa State (5-0)

110

not ranked

0

23.

Arizona State (3-2)

105

25

0

24.

Drake (6-1)

104

not ranked

0

25.

Kentucky (7-0)

100

not ranked

0

Dropped out: No. 17 South Florida (5-2), No. 18 Missouri (5-2), No. 24 Georgia (3-3).

Others receiving votes: Michigan (5-1) 69; South Florida (5-2) 62; Missouri (5-2) 59; Minnesota (5-0) 36; Florida State (6-1) 32; Southern California (6-0) 25; Northwestern (5-0) 13; Wisconsin-Green Bay (3-2) 11; Gonzaga (6-1) 10; Virginia Tech (7-0) 7; Kansas (5-0) 6; Oklahoma State (4-0) 5; Georgia (3-3) 3; Central Florida (5-1) 2; Alabama at Birmingham (4-1) 1; Duke (3-3) 1; New Mexico (3-1) 1; South Alabama (5-0) 1; Tulane (4-1) 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.