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2015-16 NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll (Jan. 5)

naia_logoKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Saint Xavier (Ill.) is No. 1 for the second-straight edition of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.

The Great Plains Athletic Conference and Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference leads all leagues with five teams represented each.

Morningside holds the active streak of being ranked in the Top 25 (117). College of the Ozarks’ streak of 110-straight is second. College of the Ozarks (2007-08), Morningside (2008-09) and Saint Francis (Ind.) (1999-00) are the only teams to go the entire season ranked No. 1.

RANK LAST WEEK^ SCHOOL WON LOST FINAL POINTS
1 1 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 17 0 250
2 2 Morningside (Iowa) 14 1 242
3 7 Marian (Ind.) 13 3 225
4 5 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 13 2 218
5 12 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 13 1 215
6 8 Davenport (Mich.) 12 3 212
7 T10 St. Francis (Ill.) 13 1 204
8 9 Indiana Wesleyan 14 2 194
9 6 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 12 3 181
10 14 Concordia (Neb.) 11 3 179
11 4 Briar Cliff (Iowa) 12 3 170
12 15 Southern Oregon 13 0 167
13 T10 Jamestown (N.D.) 15 4 155
14 12 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 12 3 149
15 3 Hastings (Neb.) 11 4 135
16 15 Purdue Calumet (Ind.) 12 3 123
17 17 Bryan (Tenn.) 14 1 118
18 18 Haskell (Kan.) 13 3 109
19 20 Huntington (Ind.) 11 5 104
20 21 Tabor (Kan.) 10 6 91
21 19 Dickinson State (N.D.) 11 4 87
22 25 Lawrence Tech (MI) 10 1 74
23 RV Kansas Wesleyan 14 3 70
24 NR Warner Pacific (Ore.) 10 2 54
25 RV Milligan (Tenn.) 13 3 48

 

Dropped from the Top 25: Northwestern (Iowa) (No. 22), Oregon Tech (No. 23) and Goshen (Ind.) (No. 24).

Others Receiving Votes: Indiana Northwest 37; Goshen (Ind.) 36; Southeastern (Fla.) 35; Oregon Tech 35; Friends (Kan.) 30; Asbury (Ky.) 18; St. Ambrose (Iowa) 12.

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