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USA Today/NWCA/AWN Division I Coaches Poll forJanuary 14
« on: January 14, 2014, 03:24:11 pm »
USA Today/NWCA/AWN Division I Coaches Poll forJanuary 14
Date:     Tue 01/14/14 02:48 PM
LINK: http://www.nwcaonline.com/nwcawebsite/News/2014/01/14/chattanooga-ohio-make-first-appearance-in-usa-today-nwca-awn-division-i-coaches-poll
After a strong fifth-place finish at the Virginia Duals, Chattanooga moved into the USA Today/NWCA/AWN Division I Coaches Poll for the first time this season. The Mocs (10-5) lone loss at the Virginia Duals was to eventual champion Virgina. The Mocs are the first Southern Conference team to be ranked this season.

Penn State, Minnesota, Iowa and Oklahoma remained steady in spots 1-4, while Cornell moved into the top five, tied with Oklahoma State in fifth with 354 points. The Big Red (4-0) recently defeated Lehigh 33-7.

Ohio University, fresh off a 33-9 victory over Northern Illinois, had been receiving votes most of the season. The Bobcats (5-1) debut this week at No. 25 and give the Mid-American Conference three ranked teams, joining seventh-ranked Missouri and ninth-ranked Northern Iowa.

Virginia moved up one spot after defeating Chattanooga, Kent State and Edinboro to win the Virginia Duals. Wisconsin moved up five spots after upsetting Ohio State. The Buckeyes dropped one spot after recovering by beating Illinois.

Oregon State moved up four spots to No. 20 after defeating Stanford over the weekend. The Cardinal dropped to No. 24.

Bloomsburg and Boise State fell out of the Top 25 after weekend losses.
Rank   Teams (First)   Points   Conference   Record   Previous
1   Penn State   400   Big Ten   8-0   1
2   Minnesota   387   Big Ten   6-0   2
3   Iowa   380   Big Ten   10-1   3
4   Oklahoma   373   Big 12   7-0   4
5   Cornell   354   EIWA   4-0   6
(tie)   Oklahoma State   354   Big 12   3-3   5
7   Missouri   337   MAC   3-0   7
8   Nebraska   335   Big Ten   8-0   8
9   Northern Iowa   317   MAC   5-0   10
10   Ohio State   302   Big Ten   6-2   9
11   Illinois   295   Big Ten   6-3   11
12   Virginia   286   ACC   11-2   13
13   Pittsburgh    284   ACC   8-1   12
14   Edinboro   269   EWL   4-3   14
15   Northwestern   258   Big Ten   6-2   16
16   Virginia Tech   253   ACC   11-2   15
17   Iowa State   237   Big 12   6-2   17
18   Wisconsin   227   Big Ten   9-4   23
19   Michigan   224   Big Ten   5-2   18
20   Oregon State   192   Pac-12   6-4   24
21   Lehigh   190   EIWA   5-4   19
22   Purdue   188   Big Ten   3-4   20
23   Chattanooga   178   SoCon   10-5   NR
24   Stanford   140   Pac-12   9-3   21
25   Ohio   55   MAC   5-1   NR

Dropped Out: Bloomsburg, Boise State
Others Receiving Votes: Kent State 36, Bloomsburg 35, Navy 32, North Dakota State 17, Wyoming 17, Arizona State 16, Boise State 16, Rider 16
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USA Today/NWCA/AWN Division I Coaches Poll forJanuary 14
« on: January 14, 2014, 03:24:11 pm »