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UCLA sweeps Washington, ascends to No. 1 in the 2018 USA Today/NFCA DI Top 25 Coaches Poll

                                                    

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –   UCLA swept Pac-12 rival and then-No. 1 Washington over the weekend to overtake the Huskies (41-5) for the No. 1 ranking in this week’s USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll. The Bruins (40-3), who received 29 first-place votes and 797 points, earned top billing for the first time since 2014 and ended UW’s nine-week reign atop the poll.

 

2018 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – April 24 (Week 11)

Rank School Totals 2018 Last Poll
1 UCLA (29) 797 40-3 3
2 Oregon 749 38-7 4
3 Oklahoma (3) 734 41-3 2
4 Washington 721 41-5 1
5 Florida 675 41-7 5
6 Georgia 617 40-7 6
6 Tennessee 617 40-8 7
8 Florida State 547 38-8 10
9 Arizona State 497 35-9 8
10 Arizona 477 31-13 13
11 Texas A&M 445 37-12 9
12 Auburn 437 38-11 11
13 LSU 422 35-11 15
14 South Carolina 397 37-11 12
15 Michigan 391 38-7 14
16 Arkansas 311 34-11 16
17 Long Beach State 284 36-9 18
18 Alabama 250 27-15 17
19 Baylor 201 29-13 21
20 Kentucky 190 28-15 20
21 Texas State 131 35-10 23
22 Louisiana 125 31-12 22
23 Mississippi State 108 33-15 19
24 Hofstra 82 34-8 25
25 Oklahoma State 41 34-14 24

 

New to Poll: None

Dropped Out: None

 

Receiving Votes: Drake (35), California (28), Northwestern (23), Ohio State (19), James Madison (18), Mercer (6), Wichita State (6), Boise State (5), Kennesaw State (5), Fresno State (4), Oregon State (3), Minnesota (1), Saint Francis (Pa.) (1).

 

The 2018 USA Today / NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches with one representing each of the NCAA’s Division I Conferences. Records reflect play through April 22, 2018

Rank School Totals 2018 Last Poll

1 UCLA (29) 797 40-3 3

2 Oregon 749 38-7 4

3 Oklahoma (3) 734 41-3 2

4 Washington 721 41-5 1

5 Florida 675 41-7 5

6 Georgia 617 40-7 6

6 Tennessee 617 40-8 7

8 Florida State 547 38-8 10

9 Arizona State 497 35-9 8

10 Arizona 477 31-13 13

11 Texas A&M 445 37-12 9

12  Auburn 437 38-11 11

13 LSU 422 35-11 15

14 South Carolina 397 37-11 12

15 Michigan 391 38-7 14

16 Arkansas 311 34-11 16

17 Long Beach State 284 36-9 18

18 Alabama 250 27-15 17

19 Baylor 201 29-13 21

20 Kentucky 190 28-15 20

21 Texas State 131 35-10 23

22 Louisiana 125 31-12 22

23 Mississippi State 108 33-15 19

24 Hofstra 82 34-8 25

25 Oklahoma State 41 34-14 24