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|
|2||Florida State (9)||501||4|
|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.|