November 3, 2011

Golden Eagles women’s basketball ranked 16th in Mid-Major Poll

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. --- In the most recent poll conducted by collegeinsider.com, the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team is ranked 16th in the NCAA women’s Basketball Mid-Major Top 25.

Picked to finish first in the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll, Tech won its 16th OVC conference championship last season, finishing with 23-8 overall record, while making its fourth appearance in the WNIT.

TTU is the OVC’s lone representative in the poll, with UT Martin and Eastern Illinois receiving votes.  Of its upcoming opponents for the 2011-12 season, two teams are in the poll including No. 7 Middle Tennessee and No. 25 Samford. East Tennessee State, Tech’s opening opponent in the Preseason WNIT, is also receiving votes.

Tech hosts Bryan College Monday night in an exhibition contest at 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles then open their regular season at ETSU in the first round of the Preseason WNIT Nov. 11.

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Rank

Team

Record

Points

Previous Rank

Conference

  1.

Green Bay (23)

0-0

755

-

Horizon League

 

  2.

Gonzaga (3)

0-0

686

-

West Coast

 

  3.

Marist (1)

0-0

637

-

Metro Atlantic

 

  4.

Princeton

0-0

601

-

Ivy League

 

  5.

Toledo (4)

0-0

600

-

Mid-American

 

  6.

Bowling Green

0-0

523

-

Mid-American

 

  7.

Middle Tennessee

0-0

505

-

Sun Belt

 

  8.

Florida Gulf Coast

0-0

489

-

Atlantic Sun

 

  9.

Northern Iowa

0-0

452

-

Missouri Valley

 

10.

Delaware

0-0

403

-

Colonial Athletic

 

11.

Hampton

0-0

339

-

Mid-Eastern Athletic

 

12.

James Madison

0-0

334

-

Colonial Athletic

 

13.

Missouri State

0-0

310

-

Missouri Valley

 

14.

Appalachian State

0-0

290

-

Southern

 

15.

Arkansas Little Rock

0-0

275

-

Sun Belt

 

16. 

Tennessee Tech

0-0

268

-

Ohio Valley

 

17.

Oral Roberts

0-0

262

-

Summit

 

18.

McNeese State

0-0

207

-

Southland

 

19.

VCU

0-0

190

-

Colonial Athletic

 

20.

Liberty

0-0

162

-

Big South

 

21.

UMBC

0-0

150

-

America East

 

22.

Lamar

0-0

113

-

Southland

 

23.

Illinois State

0-0

110

-

Missouri Valley

 

24.

Central Michigan

0-0

104

-

Mid-American

 

25.

Samford

0-0

97

-

Southern

 
 
 

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES:  Old Dominion 93, Chattanooga 87, BYU 73, UC Davis 70, Saint Francis (Pa.) 65, UC Santa Barbara 63, Cleveland State 61, UNC Wilmington 60, Portland State 55, Creighton 50, Cal Poly 49, Chicago State 42, Wichita State 38, Denver 35, Oakland 34, South Dakota State 34, Eastern Michigan 27, Navy 27, Harvard 17, ETSU 17, Hartford 16, Lehigh 16, High Point 16, Pepperdine 15, Hofstra 15, Southern 15, Kent State 15, St. Mary's 13, Prairie View A&M 11, Central Arkansas 9, Gardner-Webb 9, Butler 8, American 7, Iona 7, Wright State 6, South Dakota 6, UT-Martin 6, Elon 4, Boston University 4, Loyola (Maryland) 4, Winthrop 4, Seattle 3, Eastern Illinois 3, Montana 3, Penn 1.