Unbeaten Penn State goes wire-to-wire, finishes No. 1 in NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll

Manheim, Pennsylvania – After a fourth straight unbeaten season, Penn State finished the regular season as the top-ranked team in the final NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.

The NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll is voted on by two coaches from each Division I wrestling conference. Each first-place vote is worth 25 points, 24 points for a second-place vote, 23 for a third-place vote and so on through to one point for a 25th-place vote.

RankTeam (First)RecordPointsConferencePrevious
1Penn State (16)14-0400Big Ten1
2Oklahoma State15-0384Big 122
3Iowa14-1357Big Ten3
4Michigan13-1357Big Ten4
6Ohio State12-2325Big Ten6
7Nebraska12-5298Big Ten7
8Minnesota14-3283Big Ten8
10NC State16-3260ACC10
11Wyoming16-4236Big 1212
12North Carolina12-7203ACC13
13Virginia Tech9-5202ACC14
14Northern Iowa7-5195Big 1217
15Iowa State10-4178Big 1211
17Wisconsin9-6149Big Ten16
18Rutgers12-6133Big Ten18
21Lock Haven10-381EWL21
23Army West Point8-351EIWA24
25Purdue7-1018Big Ten24

Others Receiving Votes: Illinois 8, Binghamton 7, Oklahoma 6, North Dakota State 3, Appalachian State 1
Dropped Out: None

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