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Oklahoma Tops Latest Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma became the third team in as many rankings to hold the top spot in the Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Sooners claimed 15 first-place votes.

Previous No. 1 Oklahoma State dropped to second but picked up three first-place votes. Third-ranked Arizona State tallied one first-place ballot while No. 4 North Carolina grabbed the remaining three. Texas came in at No. 4. Stanford was the biggest mover in the poll, rocketing up 13 spots to sixth. Arkansas ranked seventh while Georgia Tech, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech rounded out the top 10.

Four teams - BYU (#18), USF (#22), Washington (#24), and Purdue (#25) - debuted in the ranking. Florida, Florida State, LSU, and Notre Dame fell from the rankings.

Bushnell/Golfweek Division I Coaches' Poll - October 8

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 Oklahoma (15) 519 2
2 Oklahoma State (2) 479 1
3 Arizona State (1) 463 5
4 North Carolina (3) 456 6
5 Texas 410 4
6 Stanford 387 19
7 Arkansas 383 14
8 Georgia Tech 346 8
9 Texas A&M 307 11
10 Texas Tech 291 9
11 Pepperdine 274 3
12 Clemson 250 7
T-13 Kansas 228 T-24
T-13 NC State 228 23
15 Vanderbilt 219 10
16 Georgia 189 13
17 Illinois 157 12
18 BYU 139 NR
19 Tennessee 137 15
20 Wake Forest 132 17
21 Auburn 111 18
22 USF 100 NR
23 Liberty 92 21
24 Washington 91 NR
25 Purdue 83 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: Florida (#20); Florida State (#16); LSU (#T-24); Notre Dame (#22)  
       
Others Receiving Votes: Notre Dame, 77; Florida, 44; Florida State, 43; East Tennessee State, 34; LSU, 29; Northwestern, 23; UAB, 23; Virginia, 22; Ole Miss, 11; Oregon State, 11; SMU, 8; Alabama, 7; Boise State, 6; Arizona, 4; Cincinnati, 3; Michigan State, 3; Nevada, 3; Duke, 1; Charlotte, 1.

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