Penn State is new unanimous No. 1
Nittany Lions take over top spot for first time this season
The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for January 25, 2011, has been released.
Undefeated Penn State takes the unanimous No. 1 spot, as they improved their season record to 13-0, with wins against Pittsburgh and Indiana this past week.
Cornell who was the preseason favorite and ranked No. 1 for the first 10 weeks drops to No. 2 after a 17-15 loss to No. 12 Lehigh.
Rounding out the rest of this week’s Top 5 are Wisconsin, Minnesota and Oklahoma State.
Moving into the Top 10 this week is Rutgers after a 24-7 victory over Virginia Tech.
The Top 20 saw some movement this week with: Lehigh, Illinois, Kent State, Northwestern and American moving up.
The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference. A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point.