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Northwestern 4th; Dordt 16th In Final NAIA Women’s Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Concordia (Neb.) continues to claim the No. 1 spot the latest NAIA DII Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Final Top 25 Poll. The Bulldogs received all 12 first-place votes and 312 total points.

Northwestern College closes out the season ranked fourth in the final NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ poll released today by the national office.

Ranked second in the three previous polls, Northwestern dropped two spots after losing to then-No.4 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) in the GPAC semifinals last weekend. The Red Raiders own a 26-4 record and totaled 281 points.

Dordt ends their year ranked 16th, falling three spots after falling to then 15th ranked Hastings in the GPAC quarterfinals. The Defenderes own a 20-11 record and totaled 187 points.

2018-2019 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – Final (Feb. 27, 2019)

RANK LAST WEEK SCHOOL [1st Place Votes] RECORD TOTAL POINTS
1 1 Concordia (Neb.) 30-3 312
2 3 Southeastern (Fla.) 27-2 298
3 4 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 28-5 294
4 2 Northwestern (Iowa) 26-4 281
5 5 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 29-3 274
6 8 Taylor (Ind.) 28-4 257
7 7 Indiana Tech 30-3 254
8 6 Marian (Ind.) 27-6 243
9 9 Eastern Oregon 28-3 231
10 10 Tabor (Kan.) 28-3 221
11 11 Antelope Valley (Calif.) 25-5 210
12 12 Bryan (Tenn.) 31-1 207
13 15 Hastings (Neb.) 19-12 187
14 13 St. Francis (Ill.) 23-8 178
15 15 Sterling (Kan.) 27-5 175
16 13 Dordt (Iowa) 20-11 152
17 17 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 23-9 142
18 18 Indiana Northwest (Ind.) 26-7 119
19 19 Morningside (Iowa) 19-12 118
20 22 Indiana Wesleyan 20-12 111
21 23 Aquinas (Mich.) 25-8 109
22 21 Milligan (Tenn.) 26-6 107
23 NR Corban (Ore.) 24-9 90
24 NR Saint Francis (Ind.) 20-12 60
25 20 Oregon Tech 23-9 59

Dropped out: Kansas Wesleyan and Saint Xavier (Ill.)

Others receiving votes: Kansas Wesleyan 57; Bellevue (Neb.) 37; Siena Heights (Mich) 34; Saint Xavier (Ill.) 33; Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) 33; WVU Tech (W.Va.) 32; Mayville State (N.D.) 29; Olivet Nazarene 15; UC Merced 6; Michigan-Dearborn 1