ST. GEORGE – For the third time in as many weeks, the Dixie State College women’s basketball team moved up in the latest version of the USA TODAY DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES POLL. The Red Storm moved two spots to number 11 their highest ranking in school history.
The Red Storm (14-1, 4-0 PacWest) who was ranked-13th last week, jumped fellow PacWest member Grand Canyon at 12. The Red Storm defeated the Antelopes on Jan 8th in Saint George 85-72.
This past week Dixie State played three conference games and defeated Academy of Art 85-72, Dominican 76-49 and Notre Dame de Namur 88-53.
The Red Storm returns home this week to do battle withBYU-Hawaii on Thursday and Chaminade on Saturday.
USA TODAYESPN DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES’ POLL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Week 10 Poll: January 25, 2011
USA TODAYESPN Division II Top 25 women’s basketball poll, with first-place votes to the right, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th.
|Rank||Institution- First Place Votes||Previous Rank||Record||Total Points|
|1||Lander University (S.C.) -27||1||19-0||722|
|2||Clayton State University (Ga.)||3||18-0||682|
|3||Delta State University (Miss.)||4||16-1||656|
|4||Fort Lewis College (Colo.) -1||5||17-1||620|
|5||Arkansas Tech University||2||14-2||568|
|6||Wayne State College (Neb.) -1||7||16-1||548|
|7||Northeastern State University (Okla.)||9||14-2||492|
|8||Western Washington University||10||15-1||479|
|9||Washburn University (Kan.)||6||14-2||464|
|10||Michigan Technological University||8||14-2||403|
|11||Dixie State College of Utah||13||14-1||369|
|12||Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)||12||15-2||338|
|13||Bentley University (Mass.)||18||15-2||308|
|14||Emporia State University (Kan.)||11||12-4||290|
|15||Metro State College of Denver (Colo.)||14||16-1||265|
|16||Quincy University (Ill.)||21||17-1||257|
|17||University of Alaska – Anchorage||15||15-5||230|
|18||University of South Carolina – Aiken||17||17-4||212|
|19||Rollins College (Fla.)||16||16-3||191|
|20||Millersville University of Pennsylvania||23||13-3||182|
|21||Holy Family University (Pa.)||22||11-3||175|
|22||Grand Valley State University (Mich.)||19||13-4||136|
|T23||Northwest Missouri State University||NR||14-2||109|
|T23||Tarleton State University (Texas)||25||14-2||109|
|25||Seattle Pacific University (Wash.)||20||12-4||107|
Dropped Out: University of Tampa (FL).
Others receiving votes:California State University – Monterey Bay 104; California University of Pennsylvania 45; Johnson C Smith University (N.C.) 41; University of Tampa (Fla.) 32; West Liberty University (W.Va.) 27; Harding University (Ark.) 24; Franklin Pierce University (N.H.) 23; West Texas A&M University 23; University of West Alabama 21; Colorado Christian University 20; Edinboro University (Pa.) 19; University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 18; University of Wisconsin – Parkside 17; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 14; Gannon University (Pa.) 13; American International College (Mass.) 11; Pace University (N.Y.) 11; Fort Valley State University (Ga.) 8; Drury University (Mo.) 7; Glenville State College (W.Va.) 6; Florida Southern College 5; West Virginia Wesleyan (W.Va.) 5; Assumption College (Mass.) 3; Francis Marion University(S.C.) 3; Augustana College (S.D.) 2; California State Polytechnic University – Pomona 2; California State University – Chico 2; Florida Institute of Technology 2; California State University – San Bernardino 1; Elizabeth City State University (N.C.) 1; Georgia College & State University 1; Missouri S & T 1; Tusculum College (Tenn.) 1;