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Lady Pioneers Ranked 10th

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The Glenville State Lady Pioneers are ranked 10th in the USA Today Sports Division II Top 25 Coaches’ Poll

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers basketball team has moved up to 10th place in the USA Today Sports Division II Coaches’ Poll.

The Lady Pioneers are leading the nation in scoring with 104.6 points per game.

They also lead the nation in three-point field goals per game with 13.5 per game.

The Lady Pioneers are coming off two wins last week, a 122-64 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan and a 108-89 win over Concord.

GSC will return to action Thurday, January 30th when UVA-Wise travels to Glenville. Tip-off is set for 5:30 pm.

Rank Institution – First Place Votes Previous Rank Record Points
1 Bentley University (Mass.) -30 1 18-0 798
2 Colorado Mesa University -1 4 17-0 756
3 Emporia State University (Kan.) -1 2 18-1 697
4 Gannon University (Pa.) 5 18-1 682
5 Nova Southeastern University (Fla.) 3 15-1 667
6 West Texas A&M University 7 16-1 654
7 Drury University (Mo.) 9 16-1 597
8 Harding University (Ark.) 6 18-1 585
9 Wayne State College (Neb.) 12 19-2 489
10 Glenville State College (W.Va.) 11 16-2 483
11 Delta State University (Miss.) 10 14-2 441
12 University of Central Missouri 8 15-3 399
13 Rollins College (Fla.) 13 16-3 398
14 Virginia State University 15 15-1 394
15 Quincy University (Ill.) 16 15-2 358
16 University of Indianapolis (Ind.) 18 17-3 322
17 California State Polytechnic University – Pomona 14 13-3 253
18 Wayne State University (Mich.) 21 14-2 228
19 Tarleton State University (Texas) 17 14-3 209
20 Lewis University (Ill.) 23 14-3 167
21 University of North Georgia 19 14-3 152
22 Edinboro University (Pa.) NR 14-3 95
23 Northern State University (S.D.) 22 15-3 94
24 Minnesota State University – Mankato 25 13-5 87
25 Adelphi University (N.Y.) 20 14-4 54

Dropped Out: Fort Hays State University (Kan.).

Others Receiving Votes: Missouri Southern State University 41; Wingate University (N.C.) 36; Fort Hays State University (Kan.) 29; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 27; University of Alaska – Anchorage 25; Georgia College 21; Lenoir-Rhyne University (N.C.) 21; Saint Leo University (Fla.) 19; University of District of Columbia 17; Concordia University (Minn.) 12; Northwest Nazarene University (Idaho) 12; Montana State University – Billings 11; Seattle Pacific University (Wash.) 9; Clayton State University (Ga.) 7; Indiana University of Pennsylvania 6; Young Harris College (Ga.) 6; Michigan Technological University 5; California State University – East Bay 4; Saint Edwards University (Texas) 4; Saint Mary’s University (Texas) 4; University of Tampa (Fla.) 4; Minot State University (N.D.) 3; Pittsburg State University (Kan.) 2; Western Washington University 2; Carson-Newman College (Tenn.) 1; LIU Post (N.Y.) 1; Truman State University (Mo) 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 2013-14 board: Carmen Dolfo – Non-voting Chair (Western Washington University), Linda Cimino (Caldwell College), Jeff Curtis (Northwood University), Joddie Gleason (Humboldt State University), Mark Kellogg (West Texas A&M University), Craig Roden (University of West Alabama), Deirdre Kane (West Chester University), Meghan Burke Brown (Southern Connecticut State University), Mary Fleig (Millersville University of Pennsylvania), Kim Lusk (Saint Thomas Aquinas), Beth Jillson (Texas Woman’s University), Renee Jimenez (California State University San Bernardino), LaNay Larson (Academy of Art University), LeAnn Freeland (Nova Southeastern), Chris Ellis (Maryville University- St. Louis), Wendy Lee (Mount Olive College), Claudette Charney (Hillsdale College), Tim Kirby (Harding University), Todd Starkey (Lenoir Rhyne University), Corey Laster (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Cassandra Moorer (Stillman College), Louis Whorton (University of Arkansas- Fort Smith), Paul Fessler (Concordia University, St. Paul), Annette Wiles (Minnesota, Duluth), Linda Raunig (Regis University), Carrie Seymour (Pace University), Jacques Curtis (Shaw University), Lisa Carlsen (Lewis University), Lane Lord (Pittsburg State University), Lynn Ullom (West Liberty University), Kevin Woodin (Montana State University, Billings), Cindy Hilbrich (University of Montevallo), and Roger Hodge (Lincoln Memorial University).

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