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Northwestern Receives Votes In Latest NAIA Women’s Basketball Poll

Kansas City, Missouri — The Northwestern College women’s basketball team climbed into this week’s NAIA Coaches’ poll released Wednesdasy by the national office.

Winners of six straight and 11 of its last 13 games, Northwestern is receiving votes, totaling 13 points in the Jan. 27 poll. They are in third place in the current GPAC standings with an 11-5 record, 11-8 overall.

Northwestern is one of three teams from the GPAC in this week’s edition of the coaches’ poll, joining Morningside (9) and Concordia (25). Campbellsville (Ky.) holds down the top spot once again, earning 14 of the 21 possible first place votes, with a perfect 9-0 record. Wayland Baptist (Texas) is second, followed by Westmont (Calif.), Thomas More (Ky.) and Marian (Ind.).

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL [FIRST PLACE VOTES] RECORD POINTS
1 1 Campbellsville (Ky.) [14] 9-0 584
2 3 Wayland Baptist (Texas) [3] 6-0 557
3 2 Westmont (Calif.) [3] 1-1 554
4 4 Thomas More (Ky.) [1] 17-1 539
5 6 Marian (Ind.) 17-4 492
6 7 Carroll (Mont.) 15-2 471
7 5 Oklahoma City 1-0 469
8 8 Clarke (Iowa) 13-1 460
9 11 Morningside (Iowa) 17-2 435
10 10 Vanguard (Calif.) 1-0 399
11 12 Indiana Tech 14-1 398
12 9 Shawnee State (Ohio) 14-3 390
13 13 St. Francis (Ill.) 14-2 367
14 15 Sterling (Kan.) 18-0 352
15 16 Southeastern (Fla.) 14-2 347
16 17 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 12-3 314
17 18 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 11-3 259
18 22 Lyon (Ark.) 7-0 231
19 23 Indiana Wesleyan 14-4 227
20 20 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 7-1 214
21 24 Dakota State (S.D.) 14-3 211
22 19 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 0-0 202
23 NR Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 6-3 141
24 25 Loyola (La.) 7-1 123
25 NR Concordia (Neb.) 13-7 119

 

Dropped from the poll:┬áTalladega (Ala.), The Master’s (Calif.)

Receiving Votes:┬áRust (Miss.) 115, Cumberlands (Ky.) 87, Providence (Mont.) 67, LSU Shreveport (La.) 48, Benedictine (Kan.) 40, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) 34, Montana Western 34, Talladega (Ala.) 32, Taylor (Ind.) 20, Bryan (Tenn.) 17, Columbia (Mo.) 16, Northwestern (Iowa) 13, Grand View (Iowa) 11, Pikeville (Ky.) 5, Concordia (Mich.) 3, The Master’s (Calif.) 3

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