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Lady Pioneers Ranked No. 20 in USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES’ POLL

The Glenville State Lady Pioneers basketball team is ranked No. 20 in the USA TODAY Sports DIVISION II TOP 25 COACHES' POLL

Glenville, WV - The Glenville State Lady Pioneers basketball squad has craked the USA Today Sports Division II Top 25 Coaches’ Poll.

The Lady Pioneers are currently No. 20 in the latest USA Today Sports Division II Top 25 women’s basketball poll. This ranking comes after the Lady Pioneers had a huge road victory over Concord, which saw GSC score a school record 70 points in the first half, 104-67.

The Lady Pioneers totaled 168 points with their 16-2 overall mark. The squad is currently 12-1 in WVIAC play. Five teams were unranked a week ago and GSC came in higher than the other four. GSC leads the nation in scoring offense at 96.5 points per game and three-point field goals made per contest (14.4).  

The Lady Pioneers are the lone WVIAC team in the national rankings

The Lady Pioneers travel to Ohio Valley Thursday, Jnauary 31st. Game time is set for 5:30pm.

Rank
Institution – First Place Votes
Previous Rank
Record
Total Points
1
Ashland University (Ohio) -31
1
21-0
775
2
Bentley University (Mass.)
2
17-0
741
3
Clayton State University (Ga.)
3
18-0
716
4
Colorado Mesa University
4
17-0
658
5
Western Washington University
5
15-2
639
6
University of South Carolina – Aiken
6
15-2
621
7
Gannon University (Pa.)
10
18-2
582
8
Holy Family University (Pa.)
11
17-2
510
T9
Shaw University (N.C.)
12
17-2
448
T9
Washburn University (Kan.)
14
13-3
448
11
University of Central Missouri
16
15-2
444
12
California State University – Chico
9
14-2
435
13
Simon Fraser University (BC)
7
14-3
431
14
Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)
17
17-4
300
15
Stonehill College (Mass.)
13
15-2
268
16
Limestone College (S.C.)
22
14-2
266
17
Dowling College (N.Y.)
24
15-2
231
18
Augustana College (S.D.)
8
14-4
226
19
University of Indianapolis (Ind.)
15
13-4
209
20
Glenville State College (W.Va.)
NR
16-2
168
21
Edinboro University (Pa.)
NR
14-3
154
22
Truman State University (Mo.)
NR
15-3
88
23
Nova Southeastern University (Fla.)
20
13-4
82
24
Augusta State University (Ga.)
NR
14-2
70
25
New York Institute of Technology
NR
16-1
62
 
Dropped Out: Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 18; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 21; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 19; University of Tampa (Fla.) 25; University of Southern Indiana 23.
 
Others Receiving Votes: Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 56; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 50; Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho) 40; Lewis University (Ill.) 36; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 33; Concordia University (Minn.) 32; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 25; Saint Mary’s University (Texas) 23; Fayetteville State University (N.C.) 22; Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) 22; Minnesota State University – Mankato 20; Wayne State College (Neb.) 19; University of Wisconsin – Parkside 12; Michigan Technological University 11; Ouachita Baptist University (Ark.) 11; Assumption College (Mass.) 9; Bellarmine University (Ky.) 8; University of Tampa (Fla.) 8; Anderson University (S.C.) 7; Newberry College (S.C.) 7; Rollins College (Fla.) 7; University of Findlay (Ohio) 6; California State University – Monterey Bay 5; Montana State University – Billings 5; Northeastern State University (Okla.) 5; University of North Alabama 5; University of Southern Indiana 4; California State University – Los Angeles 3; Colorado State University – Pueblo 3; Saint Cloud State University (Minn.) 3; Tarleton State University (Texas) 3; Florida Institute of Technology 2; Pfeiffer University (N.C.) 1.
The USA TODAY Sports board of coaches is made up of 33 head coaches at Division II institutions. All are members of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
The 2012-13 board: Carmen Dolfo – Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Linda Cimino (Caldwell College), Jeff Curtis (Northwood University), Joddie Gleason (Humboldt State University), Dennis Cox (Clayton State University), Kiley Hill (Valdosta State University), Corey Fox (Limestone College), Meghan Burke Brown (Southern Connecticut State University), Chris Kielsmeier (Wayne State College), Cleve Wright (Gannon University), Beth Jillson (Texas Woman’s University), Renee Jimenez (California State University Monterey Bay), Jennifer Knight-Kenesie (University of Wisconsin- Parkside), Jason Martens (Saint Mary’s University, Texas), Patrick Mashuda (Chowan University), Stephen McDonald (Fairmont State University), Claudette Charney (Hillsdale College), Tim Kirby (Harding University), Todd Starkey (Lenoir Rhyne University), Corey Laster (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Cassandra Moorer (Stillman College), Rick Stein (University of Southern Indiana), Paul Fessler (Concordia University, St. Paul), Joe Pellicane (Dowling College), Linda Raunig (Regis University), Carrie Seymour (Pace University), Sally Brooks (Angelo State University), Glenn Wilkes (Rollins College), Lane Lord (Pittsburg State University), Lynn Ullom (West Liberty University), Kevin Woodin (Montana State University, Billings), Trent May (Grand Canyon University), and Susan Yow (Belmont Abbey College).
*Please note that all voters for the DII poll are required to vote each week between 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Tuesday ET.
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