Oklahoma State Remains Number One Team in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I Coaches' Poll
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.
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Division I - February 24, 2010
|Rank||University (First-Place Votes)||Points||Prev.|
|1||Oklahoma State (19)||642||1|
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.