NORMAN, Okla. – Illinois collected 13 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Illini have held the top spot in five of six rankings this season.
Auburn moved up two spots to second while Florida State stayed at third. Southern California received two first-place votes to move up to No. 4. Georgia also earned two first-place votes and jumped nine spots to No. 5. Texas fell a spot to No. 6 and was followed by Arizona State, Florida, Alabama and Stanford.
San Diego State debuted in the top 25 at No. 22. USF and South Carolina reentered the ranking at Nos. 18 and 19, respectively.
Oregon, UCLA and Washington dropped from the top 25.
Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - March 11
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|4||Southern California (2)||340||T6|
|22||San Diego State||68||NR|
|Dropped From Ranking:||Oregon (#25), UCLA (#21), Washington (#22)|
|Others Receiving Votes: Washington, 23; Oregon, 14; Arkansas, 12; Baylor, 7; Kentucky, 6; UCLA, 6; Georgia Tech, 2; Kansas, 1; North Florida, 1; SMU, 1.|