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Alabama Remains Number One in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I Coaches' Poll 

NEW YORK, NY?The fourth Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I Coaches? Poll of the spring season has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, NIKE Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).Alabama remains the top team in the Division I poll after winning its first SEC Championship title in 29 years.

The Crimson Tide earned 18 of the 23 first-place votes and secured the SEC title with an eight stroke victory over South Carolina. It was Alabama?s sixth victory of the season.

Rounding out the top-five are Georgia (No. 2), Southern California (T-3), UCLA (T-3) and Oklahoma State (No. 5).

Florida State (No. 9) enters the top-10 after winning its first ever ACC Championship title last weekend.

Arizona State (No. 19) joins the top-25 after winning the ASU Thunderbird earlier this month.

 

Division I - April 23, 2008

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Alabama (18) 567 1
2 Georgia (2) 534 2
T3 Southern California (2) 520 3
T3 UCLA (1) 520 5
5 Oklahoma State 455 6
6 Charlotte 448 4
7 Florida 414 8
8 Georgia Tech 391 10
9 Florida State 375 11
10 Stanford 369 7
11 Tennessee 355 9
12 South Carolina 298 13
13 Duke 281 14
14 Auburn 250 12
15 Tennessee-Chattanooga 238 17
16 UNLV 237 16
17 Clemson 230 15
18 Texas A&M 147 19
19 Arizona State 120 NR
20 UCF 106 24
21 East Tennessee State 76 23
22 Indiana 73 20
23 Louisville 69 25
24 Wake Forest 65 18
25 Michigan State 59 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Texas Tech, 47; Lamar, 40; Mississippi, 40; San Diego State, 32; UAB, 20; NC State, 19; Wichita State, 17; Penn State, 10; California, 9; North Carolina, 9; Texas, 9; Virginia Tech, 8; Arizona, 4; Mississippi State, 4; TCU, 4; Middle Tennessee State, 3; Coastal Carolina, 1; Memphis, 1.

Dropped from Ranking: 

Texas Tech(#22)

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