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Washington extends winning streak remains No. 1 in 2018 USA Today/NFCA DI Top 25 Coaches Poll

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – No. 1 Washington extended its winning streak to 27 games and continues as the No. 1 team in this week’s USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll. The Huskies (27-0) received 29 first-place votes and 794 points as the first nine spots remained the same.

 

The Southeastern Conference (5) and Pac-12 (4) Conference own nine spots in the top-10. In all, the SEC has 11 programs ranked, while the Pac-12 has six and Big 12 three. Last week, teams ranked one through nine went a combined 41-0.

 

Mississippi State (21-3) is the 11th SEC program to join the rankings as it makes its first appearance of 2018 at No. 21. Oklahoma State (19-6) returns to the poll this week at No. 25. Dropping out were USC Upstate (18-6) and McNeese State (16-8).

 

The 2018 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches, one representing each conference. Records reflect games played through March 11.

 

 

 

2018 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – March 13 (Week 5)

Rank School Totals 2018 Last Poll
1 Washington (29) 794 27-0 1
2 Florida (1) 760 22-1 2
3 UCLA (2) 747 24-0 3
4 Tennessee 701 24-1 4
5 Oklahoma 656 19-2 5
6 Oregon 625 23-4 6
7 Texas A&M 614 24-3 7
8 LSU 587 22-2 8
9 Arizona 524 21-2 9
10 Georgia 499 20-1 11
11 Baylor 476 17-3 12
12 Alabama 416 17-5 13
13 Arizona State 407 21-2 14
14 Auburn 397 23-5 10
15 Florida State 347 18-6 15
16 California 311 23-3 17
17 Ohio State 296 14-2 16
18 South Carolina 254 21-3 18
19 Michigan 201 18-6 22
20 Louisiana 149 14-6 20
21 Mississippi State 136 21-3 RV
22 Long Beach State 121 19-7 21
23 Ole Miss 93 13-7 19
24 Kentucky 85 15-6 23
25 Oklahoma State 74 19-6 RV

 

New to Poll: No. 21 Mississippi State, No. 25 Oklahoma State

Dropped Out: No. 24 USC Upstate (18-6), No. 25 McNeese State (16-8)

 

Receiving Votes: Louisville (28), James Madison (19), Texas State (17), Wichita State (14), Lipscomb (11), Arkansas (11), Minnesota (9), Nebraska (9), USC Upstate (8), Hofstra (2), Texas Tech (1), Western Kentucky (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 March 11, 2018

Rank/School; Points; Record Previous

1 Washington (29) 794 27-0 1

2 Florida (1) 760 22-1 2

3 UCLA (2) 747 24-0 3

4 Tennessee 701 24-1 4

5 Oklahoma 656 19-2 5

6 Oregon 625 23-4 6

7 Texas A&M 614 24-3 7

8 LSU 587 22-2 8

9 Arizona 524 21-2 9

10 Georgia 499 20-1 11

11 Baylor 476 17-3 12

12 Alabama 416 17-5 13

13 Arizona State 407 21-2 14

14 Auburn 397 23-5 10

15 Florida State 47 18-6 15

16 California 311 23-3 17

17 Ohio State 296 14-2 16

18 South Carolina 254 21-3 18

19 Michigan 201 18-6 22

20 Louisiana 149 14-6 20

21 Mississippi State 136 21-3 RV

22 Long Beach State 121 19-7 21

23 Ole Miss 93 13-7 19

24 Kentucky 85 15-6 23

25 Oklahoma State 74 19-6 RV