Oklahoma State Number One in Final DI GolfWorld/Nike Golf Coaches' Poll

(NEW YORK, NY) — The final Golf World/Nike Golf Division I Coaches’ Poll of the season has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The complete results, including results from Divisions II, III and the NAIA, will appear in the May 23, 2011 issue of Golf World. Oklahoma State enters the NCAA postseason as the top ranked school in the final Golf World/Nike Golf Division I men’s coaches’ poll of the spring season.

The Cowboys claimed 19 of 21 first-place votes after winning the Big 12 Championship last month, the school’s 54th conference title and the team’s seventh victory in the 2010-11 season. The team is looking to advance to the NCAA Championship for record 65th straight year this weekend when OSU plays in the NCAA Regionals in Colorado.

UCLA hung on to the No. 2 spot in the poll while Alabama remained in the third spot. Georgia Tech and Florida, each having received a first-place vote after winning the ACC and SEC titles, respectively, round out the top five.

After winning the Big Ten title for a third straight year, Illinois moved into the top 10, taking the No. 8 spot, the only newcomer to the top. 10.

No new schools joined the poll.

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Division I - May 18, 2011

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma State (19) 522 1
2 UCLA 476 2
3 Alabama 474 T3
4 Georgia Tech (1) 473 5
5 Florida (1) 456 T3
6 Texas A&M 403 6
7 Augusta State 389 7
8 Illinois 349 11
9 San Diego State 336 8
10 Louisiana State 333 9
11 Auburn 314 10
12 Texas 300 12
13 Georgia 277 14
14 Arkansas 236 15
15 Iowa 217 13
16 Duke 200 16
17 Virginia 169 18
18 Southern California 166 19
19 Texas Tech 164 17
20 California 135 20
21 Stanford 124 21
22 Oregon 100 22
23 San Diego 38 24
24 NC State 35 25
25 Tennessee 33 23
Dropped From Ranking: None
Others Receiving Votes: Clemson, 30; Wake Forest, 13; Liberty, 12; Oklahoma, 12; Ohio State, 9; Washington, 8; Arizona, 8; Arizona State, 7; Kent State, 2; Notre Dame, 2; Central Florida, 1; TCU, 1; Tennessee-Chattanooga, 1.

 

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma State (19) 522 1
2 UCLA 476 2
3 Alabama 474 T3
4 Georgia Tech (1) 473 5
5 Florida (1) 456 T3
6 Texas A&M 403 6
7 Augusta State 389 7
8 Illinois 349 11
9 San Diego State 336 8
10 Louisiana State 333 9
11 Auburn 314 10
12 Texas 300 12
13 Georgia 277 14
14 Arkansas 236 15
15 Iowa 217 13
16 Duke 200 16
17 Virginia 169 18
18 Southern California 166 19
19 Texas Tech 164 17
20 California 135 20
21 Stanford 124 21
22 Oregon 100 22
23 San Diego 38 24
24 NC State 35 25
25 Tennessee 33 23




Dropped From Ranking: None





Others Receiving Votes: Clemson, 30; Wake Forest, 13; Liberty, 12; Oklahoma, 12; Ohio State, 9; Washington, 8; Arizona, 8; Arizona State, 7; Kent State, 2; Notre Dame, 2; Central Florida, 1; TCU, 1; Tennessee-Chattanooga, 1.