February 16, 2011
Tech women’s basketball holds steady at 17th in Mid-Major Poll
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – In the most recent poll conducted by collegeinsider.com, the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team has been ranked 17th in the nation in the NCAA Women's Basketball Mid-Major Top 25 for the second consecutive week.
Sporting a 19-5 record and currently sitting in first place in the Ohio Valley Conference, this is Tennessee Tech's fourth straight week in the poll. The Golden Eagles, who ranked 17th in last week's poll, held on to their ranking after a victory against Murray State and a loss to UT Martin.
TTU is the OVC's lone representative in the poll, receiving 247 points. Of the 25 teams in the poll, the Golden Eagles have faced only Middle Tennessee (12/1), which saw the Blue Raiders come out with the 71-58 victory at Eblen Center. In its five losses on the season, Tech's opponents have a combined record of 88-38.
Tech (19-5, 13-2 OVC) begins a two-game homestand Thursday against Tennessee State. Opening tip is set for 7:00 p.m. CT.
|1.||Green Bay (30)||24-1||774||1||Horizon League|
|2.||Gonzaga (1)||22-4||736||2||West Coast|
|3.||Florida Gulf Coast||20-2||707||3||Atlantic Sun|
|5.||Middle Tennessee||21-5||641||5||Sun Belt|
|8.||James Madison||19-6||554||8||Colonial Athletic|
|11.||Old Dominion||17-7||461||11||Colonial Athletic|
|12.||Arkansas-Little Rock||17-5||439||14||Sun Belt|
|13.||Illinois State||17-6||380||15||Missouri Valley|
|14.||Northern Iowa||19-5||378||16||Missouri Valley|
|17.||Tennessee Tech||19-5||247||17||Ohio Valley|
|18.||UC Davis||17-7||240||13||Big West|
|20.||Missouri State||17-8||177||18||Missouri Valley|
|21.||Oral Roberts||17-9||171||19||Summit League|
|22.||UNC Wilmington||18-6||146||20||Colonial Athletic|
|24.||Cal Poly||14-8||66||NR||Big West|