2012 NCAA Women’s Basketball Rankings – Postseason (Apr. 3)

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

After making history last night by going 40-0 on their way to the 2012 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, the Baylor Lady Bears have been voted No. 1 in the final ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll that was released on Wednesday. There is no AP Poll as the last one was released at the end of the regular season after conference tournaments.

The UConn Huskies, who finished third in that final AP Poll, finish the season as the No. 4 team in the country. The top five of the poll is Baylor, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Stanford Cardinal, UConn and the Maryland Terrapins.

Joining the Irish and Huskies in the top 25 from the Big East are the No. 15 St. John’s Red Storm, No. 16 Louisville Cardinals, No. 17 Georgetown Hoyas and No. 24 DePaul Blue Demons.

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and West Virginia Mountaineers were among the others receiving votes.

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ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM REC PTS PVS
1 Baylor (31) 40-0 775 1
2 Notre Dame 35-4 742 4
3 Stanford 35-2 708 2
4 Connecticut 33-5 689 3
5 Maryland 31-5 637 5
6 Duke 27-6 620 6
7 Tennessee 27-9 588 7
8 Kentucky 28-7 555 11
9 Penn State 26-7 453 12
10 Georgia Tech 26-9 442 13
11 Miami (FL) 26-6 434 9
12 Texas A&M 24-11 426 14
13 Green Bay 31-2 409 10
14 Delaware 31-2 393 8
15 St. John’s 24-10 287 21
16 Louisville 23-10 269 19
17 Georgetown 23-9 268 16
18 Purdue 25-9 237 15
19 Gonzaga 28-6 205 24
20 Georgia 22-9 139 17
21 South Carolina 25-10 132 NR
22 Ohio State 25-7 129 18
23 St. Bonaventure 31-4 102 25
24 DePaul 23-11 85 23
25 Kansas 21-13 80 NR
Dropped from rankings:
Rutgers 20, Nebraska 22
Others receiving votes:
Nebraska 70, Rutgers 68, LSU 42, California 27, West Virginia 16, Arkansas 14, Oklahoma 8, Middle Tennessee 7, Kansas State 5, Vanderbilt 4, Florida 3, FGCU 2, Oklahoma State 2, Princeton 1, UTEP 1, Marist 1

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