The top five teams remained the same in the Division II top 25 poll released on Tuesday. Delta State (Miss.) led the way with 690 points, 21 points ahead of second-place Lander (S.C.). The Lady Statesmen recorded 21 of the 28 first-place votes, with Lander garnering five and No. 3 Fort Lewis (Colo.) collecting the final two top votes. 

 

USA Today ESPN Division II Top 25 Women's Basketball Poll

Rank School 1st Place Previous Record Points
1 Delta State (Miss.) 21 1 13-0 690
2 Lander (S.C.) 5 2 15-0 669
3 Fort Lewis (Colo.) 2 3 14-0 639
4 Arkansas Tech - 4 12-1 584
5 Clayton State (Ga.) - 5 14-0 573
6 Northeastern State (Okla.) - 7 11-1 522
7 Washburn (Kan.) - 8 11-1 497
8 Wayne State (Neb.) - 9 13-1 449
9 Michigan Tech - 10 11-1 428
10 Emporia State (Kan.) - 6 10-2 420
11 Alaska-Anchorage - 12 13-3 376
12 Western Washington  - 13 12-1 325
13 Grand Valley State (Mich.) - 11 11-2 309
14 Holy Family (Pa.) - 15 9-2 283
15 Bentley (Mass.) - 19 12-1 267
16 Millersville (Pa.) - 18 10-2 243
17 Grand Canyon (Ariz.) - 16 12-2 204
18 South Carolina-Aiken - T22 14-2 201
19 Rollins (Fla.) - 14 13-2 179
20 Dixie State (Utah) - 25 11-1 174
21 Metro State (Colo.) - NR 13-0 139
22 Seattle Pacific (Wash.) - 17 9-3 135
23 Quincy (Ill.) - NR 12-1 84
24 California St.-Chico - 20 10-2 76
25 West Liberty (W. Va.) - NR 11-1 73

Dropped Out: Franklin Pierce (N.H.); Gannon (Pa.); Augustana (S.D.).
Others receiving votes: Pace (N.Y.) 62; Franklin Pierce (N.H.) 57; Tampa (Fla.) 52; Gannon (Pa.) 44; Augustana (S.D.) 39; California (Pa.) 34; Johnson C Smith (N.C.) 31; Tarleton State (Texas) 24; West Texas A&M 24; Bowie State (Md.) 22; California-San Diego 20; Indianapolis 18; Wisconsin-Parkside 18; North Georgia College & State 14; Indiana (Pa.) 13; West Alabama 13; Fort Valley State (Ga.) 8; Drury (Mo.) 7; Northern Kentucky (Ky.) 7; Northwest Missouri State 7; Barton (N.C.) 5; Georgia College & State 5; Southeastern Oklahoma State 5; Concordia (Minn.) 4; Florida Southern 4; Francis Marion (S.C.) 3; Missouri Southern State 3; California State-Monterey Bay 2; Minnesota State-Moorhead 2; Winona State (Minn.) 2; Catawba (N.C.) 1; Tusculum (Tenn.) 1; West Chester (Pa.) 1.