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Oklahoma State Remains Number One Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I Coaches' Poll

 

 

NEW YORK, NY?The first 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). The complete results, including results from Divisions II, III and the NAIA, will appear in the March 1 issue of Golf World.  Oklahoma State remains the number one team in the poll, earning 19 of the 26 first-place votes.

The Cowboys started the spring season with a fifth-place finish at the Amer Ari Invitational in Hawaii, their fifth top-five in five starts during the 2009-2010 season.

Amer Ari champion Stanford remained No. 2 in the poll, but increased its number of first-place votes to seven. The Cardinal has three wins in the 2009-2010 season.

Rounding out the top-five are Washington (No. 3), Florida (No. 4) and Texas A&M (No. 5).
 
Texas (No. 7) and Augusta State (No. 9) are the two new teams in the top-10, after being ranked Nos. 15 and 11, respectively, in the previous coaches? poll. The Longhorns finished fourth in Hawaii while the Jaguars will open their spring scheduled next week.

Oregon (No. 14), California (No. 16) and Arkansas (No. 25) moved into the top-25.

Visit Golf World Senior Writer Ryan Herrington?s ?Campus Insider? blog to find out the latest on collegiate golf: http://www.golfdigest.com/magazine/blogs/campusinsider.

 

 

 

 

Division I - February 24, 2010

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma State (19) 642 1
2 Stanford (7) 629 2
3 Washington 577 6
4 Florida 561 4
5 Texas A&M 429 8
6 Florida State 420 5
7 Texas 407 15
8 South Carolina 405 9
9 Augusta State 391 11
10 Arizona State 380 3
11 UCLA 369 18
12 Alabama 356 13
13 Illinois 328 10
14 Oregon 289 NR
15 Georgia Tech 285 17
16 California 264 NR
17 TCU 257 7
18 Southern California 223 14
19 Texas Tech 200 19
20 Oregon State 197 16
21 Tennessee 163 12
22 Virginia 127 23
23 Georgia 117 20
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UNLV

87 21
25 Arkansas 73 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Duke, 50; NC State 41; Clemson, 35; SMU, 25; Arizona, 19; Louisiana State, 15; San Diego State, 11; Wake Forest, 11; East Tennessee State, 10; North Florida, 10; Ohio State, 9; Middle Tennessee State, 8; Northwestern, 8; San Diego, 7; Colorado State, 5; Kent State, 3; Michigan, 3; Tennessee-Chattanooga, 2; UC-Irvine, 2.

Dropped from Ranking:  Duke (#22), NC State (#24), San Diego State (#25)

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