Cornell returns to No. 1 and Iowa jumps to No. 2 in NWCA/USA Today Div. I Coaches Poll

NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll: Week 12

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for February 1, 2011, has been released.

Cornell regains the No. 1 spot after falling to No. 2 last week, with wins over Binghamton and Iowa State this past week.

Iowa for the first time this season makes their way to the Top 5, taking the No. 2 spot after upsetting an undefeated Penn State team 22-13 on Sunday.

Rounding out the rest of this week’s Top 5 are Penn State, Minnesota and Oklahoma State.

Moving into the Top 10 this week is Oklahoma.

The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Lehigh, Nebraska, Kent State, Northwestern, American and Cal Poly moving up.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference. A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point.

A new poll will be released every Tuesday from now until the week of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament and can be found atwww.nwcaonline.com.

NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll
Rank, School, Total, Prev. Rank, Record

1 Cornell (7), 270, 2, 7-1
2 Iowa (4), 263, 8, 11-0-1
3 Penn State, 250, 1, 13-1
4 Minnesota, 238, 4, 12-3
5 Oklahoma State, 230, 5, 9-2-1
6 Wisconsin, 222, 3, 9-2-1
7 Virginia Tech, 208, 6, 15-4
8 Rutgers, 207, 9, 19-1
9 Boise State, 182, 10, 8-2-1
10 Oklahoma, 175, 11, 11-1
11 Lehigh, 157, 12, 12-6
12 Missouri, 155, 7, 14-6
13 Michigan, 148, 13, 9-2
14 Nebraska, 133, 16, 11-4
Tie 15 Iowa State, 111, 15, 7-8
Tie 15 Kent State, 111, 17, 11-5
17 Northwestern, 93, 18, 15-2
18 American, 84, 19, 13-4
19 Illinois, 78, 14, 3-4-1
20 Cal Poly, 62, 22, 8-1
21 Oregon State, 54, 20, 8-5-2
22 Central Michigan, 53, 21, 5-7
23 Pittsburgh, 42, 23, 9-6
24 Purdue, 23, 24, 5-6-1
25 Wyoming, 21, 25, 9-4

Others Receiving Votes: Hofstra, Navy and Virginia.

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