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David Boyce | NCAA.com | March 16, 2016

Division II Women's Basketball Power Rankings: Final Week

  The Gorillas' impressive season has led them all the way to the Elite Eight.

NCAA.com presents a weekly edition of DII Women's basketball power rankings. Here are this week's top 16 teams with their records through Mar. 15.

RANK SCHOOL RECORD COMMENTS PREVIOUS
1. Lubbock Christian 32-0 Won its first regional title; only undefeated team in D II 2
2. Alaska Anchorage 36-2 Fourth regional title; last one was 2012 6
3. Virginia Union 28-2 Sr Kiana Johnson 49 pts in Atlantic Region championship 7
4. Pittsburg State 29-5 Won 18 out of 19 to advance to first Elite Eight 15
5. Bentley 28-5 Earned its fifth trip in the last six years to the Elite Eight NR
6. Florida Southern 27-5 26-point 3rd quarter helps team make its 2nd trip ever to Elite Eight. NR
7. Grand Valley St. 25-9 Made the Elite Eight as the No. 7 seed in Midwest with 2-point OT win NR
8. Francis Marion 24-8 As a 7th seed, made its second ever Elite Eight appearance NR
9. California Baptist 29-3 Lost by four points in West Regional Semifinals 10
10. Limestone College 30-1 Upset in the quarterfinals of Southeast Regional 1
11. Drury 26-5 Lost by two points in the Midwest championship game NR
12. Azusa Pacific 28-4 Lost in West Regional semifinals 5
13. West Texas A&M 28-5 Lost in South Central championship game 13
14. Ashland (Ohio) 31-2 Lost in the Midwest semifinals 3
15. Benedict College 29-3 Lost in South Regional championship game 9
16. West Liberty 29-5 Lost in Atlantic Region championship game 16