Southern California New No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Southern California received 13 first-place votes to become the new No. 1 team in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Trojans are the fourth team to hold the top ranking this season.

Baylor bolted up five spots to second and received two first-place tallies. Previous No. 1 Vanderbilt dropped to third and appeared on the remaining first-place ballot. Okahoma State dropped to fourth. Florida and Oregon tied at No. 5. LSU moved up a spot ot No. 7. Wake Forest jumped up eight places to No. 8 and was joined by No. 10 Kent State, who climbed five rungs, as newcomers to the top 10. Illinois fell to No. 9.

Mississippi (#23) and Arizona State (#24) reentered the ranking. Arkansas and San Diego State fell from the top 25.

Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - March 31

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Rank
1 Southern California (13) 420 5
2 Baylor (2) 389 7
3 Vanderbilt (1) 386 1
4 Oklahoma State 382 3
T5 Florida 340 4
T5 Oregon 340 10
7 LSU 321 8
8 Wake Forest 285 16
9 Illinois 284 6
10 Kent State 280 15
11 Virginia 263 2
12 Texas Tech 228 11
13 Oklahoma 209 13
14 Stanford 205 9
15 Clemson 191 14
16 Texas 162 17
T17 Texas A&M 137 12
T17 UNLV 137 18
19 Colorado 104 21
20 Georgia 98 19
21 Georgia Tech 95 25
22 Auburn 68 20
23 Mississippi 56 NR
24 Arizona State 46 NR
25 Duke 44 22
       
Dropped From Ranking:  Arkansas (#24), San Diego State (#23)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Arkansas, 17; South Carolina, 16; Pepperdine, 11; Missouri, 5; Florida State, 2; North Carolina, 2; San Diego State, 2.