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Illinois Stays No. 1 in Division I GCAA Coaches Poll 

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NORMAN, Okla. – Illinois received six first-place votes to retain the No. 1 ranking in the GCAA Coaches Poll. The Illini edged second-ranked Florida State - who tallied nine first-place ballots - by two points.

Oregon claimed nine first-pace votes to climb 11 spots to third. Fourth-ranked Texas received the remaining first-place vote and moved up 14 rungs in poll. Baylor rounded out the top five. Wake Forest made the biggest jump in the rankings, moving up to No. 10 from 23rd. Southern California returned to the top 25 at No. 22 while North Carolina debuted at No. 23

Oklahoma State and UNLV dropped from the ranking.

NCAA Division I - 10/24/14

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Illinois (6) 503 1
2 Florida State (9) 501 4
3 Oregon (5) 458 T14
4 Texas (1) 446 16
5 Baylor 386 8
6 UCLA 384 9
7 Vanderbilt 377 T5
8 Texas Tech 362 17
9 Louisiana State 346 T5
10 Wake Forest 314 23
11 Georgia Tech 291 2
12 Auburn 279 19
13 Virginia 275 13
14 Stanford 259 3
15 South Carolina 250 10
16 Alabama 238 T14
17 New Mexico 155 18
18 South Florida 148 11
19 Washington 142 22
T20 California 135 12
T20 SMU 135 20
22 Southern California 131 NR
23 North Carolina 81 NR
24 Oklahoma 54 25
25 Georgia 33 7
       
Dropped From Ranking:   Oklahoma State (#21), UNLV (#24)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State, 27; Kennesaw State, 25; Oklahoma State, 19; UNLV, 19; Virginia Tech, 13; East Tennessee State, 8; East Carolina, 7; Houston, 7; TCU, 6; Clemson, 3; San Diego State, 3; North Florida, 2; Ohio State, 1; Penn State, 1; Yale, 1.
 
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