College Men

Texas moves to No. 1 in Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll; Vanderbilt rockets into top 5

Gavin Hall
Gavin Hall ( Tracy Wilcox )

Friday, April 1, 2016

Texas moved to No. 1 in the latest Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll, but Vanderbilt jumped from No. 14 to No. 5.

The Longhorns posted their fourth victory in five spring starts last week at the Valspar Collegiate. Thanks to wins in their last two events, the Commodores saw their rank rise significantly.

In the Division II and NAIA ranks, respectively, Chico State and Wayland Baptist overtook the No. 1 spots.

Here are the complete rankings for NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III, NAIA and NJCAA Division I and Division II:

NCAA Division I

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 Texas (17) 520 7
2 Illinois (2) 493 1
3 Georgia (1) 472 5
4 USC (1)
463 4
5 Vanderbilt 380 14
6 Auburn 378 2
7 Stanford 376 10
8 Florida State 348 3
9 Arizona State 332 8
10 Oklahoma State 330 12
11 Alabama 322 9
12 Clemson 314 11
13 Wake Forest 251 13
14 Oklahoma 249 16
15 Florida 244 8
16 South Florida
223 18
17 South Carolina 214 19
18 California 197 15
19 LSU 188 21
20 Duke 97 20
21 North Carolina 95 17
21 San Diego State 95 22
23 Virginia 91 23
24 Arkansas 38 NR
25 Washington 34 NR

Dropped from rankings: Penn State (25), Purdue (24)

Others receiving votes: Texas A&M, 20; Oregon, 18; Penn State, 16; Purdue, 9; UNLV, 7; Baylor, 6; SMU, 2; Kentucky, 1; Texas Tech, 1; UC Davis, 1

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NCAA Division II

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 Chico State (13) 550 2
2 West Florida (2) 520 4
3 Saint Leo (4) 513 1
4 Florida Southern 493 6
5 Nova Southeastern 483 3
6 Lynn (4) 459 5
7 Barry 456 7
8 Cal State-Monterey Bay 379 8
9 Central Missouri 352 10
10 Lee 309 12
11 South Carolina-Aiken 308 9
12 Flagler 291 11
13 North Alabama 248 16
14 Simon Fraser 231 T13
15 Georgia Southwestern State 222 T13
16 West Georgia 204 15
17 Carson-Newman 201 18
18 Missouri - St. Louis 127 17
19 Lincoln Memorial 110 20
20 Colorado-Colorado Springs 106 23
21 Central Oklahoma 105 24
22 Cal State-San Marcos 95 19
23 Western New Mexico 83 T21
24 Sonoma State 68 25
25 Colorado Christian 63 NR

Dropped from rankings: Florida Tech (T21)

Others receiving votes: Florida Tech, 60; Columbus State, 49; Young Harris, 43; Indianapolis, 27; Mount Olive, 26; California Baptist, 23; Rollins, 21; St. Thomas Aquinas, 20; Tiffin, 19; Grand Valley State, 18; Arkansas Tech, 17; Lewis, 16; Dominican (CA), 15; Newberry, 14; Oklahoma Christian, 14; St. Cloud State, 12; Lander, 10; Southern New Hampshire, 12; Armstrong State, 9; Limestone, 9; St. Mary’s (TX), 9; CSU San Bernardino, 7; Ferris State, 7; Clayton State, 6; Cameron, 5; Delta State, 5; Dixie State, 5; Lenoir Rhyne, 4; Erskine, 3; King, 3; Southwestern Oklahoma State, 3; Concordia (NY), 2; St. Edward’s, 2; Wilmington, 2; Charleston, 1; Malone, 1; Tusculum, 1; Valdosta State, 1

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NCAA Division III

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 Methodist (13) 373 1
2 Oglethorpe 327 2
3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (1) 320 9
4 St. Thomas (Minn.) (1) 318 3
5 Berry 305 5
6 Wittenberg 281 4
7 Rhodes 271 10
8 Huntingdon 245 6
9 LaGrange 235 16
10 Concordia (Texas) 233 7
11 Texas-Tyler 226 8
12 Illinois Wesleyan 218 12
13 Emory 147 NR
14 Guilford 145 14
15 Mary Hardin-Baylor 134 19
16 California Lutheran 127 23
17 St. John Fisher 98 11
18 Bethel (Minn.) 97 15
19 Southwestern (Texas) 89 13
20 Trinity (Texas) 75 17
21 Redlands 74 NR
22 Transylvania 72 18
23 Washington & Lee 71 NR
24 Christopher Newport 68 NR
25 Gustavus Adolphus 50 20

Dropped from rankings: Allegheny (22), Centre (T25), Greensboro (21), Schreiner (24), Texas Lutheran (T25)

Others receiving votes: Greensboro, 39; La Verne, 32; Rochester, 32; Saint John’s (Minn.), 28; Schreiner, 23; Allegheny, 22; Texas Lutheran, 19; Centre, 18; Willamette, 18; Carnegie Mellon, 16; Whitworth, 5; Hampden-Sydney, 4; Skidmore, 4; Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 4; Carthage, 3; RPI, 3; Calvin, 2; Rhode Island College, 2; McDaniel 1; Middlebury, 1

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NAIA

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 Wayland Baptist (8) 271 4
2 Coastal Georgia (2) 249 2
3 Keiser (1) 243 1
4 Oklahoma City 238 3
5 Johnson & Wales (Fla.) 237 5
6 William Woods 215 6
7 Texas Wesleyan 204 8
8 Grand View 185 10
9 South Carolina Beaufort 163 12
10 University of the Cumberlands 160 15
11 Victoria 152 13
12 British Columbia 141 7
13 Webber International 139 16
14 Mount Mercy 129 21
15 Dalton State 115 18
16 Arizona Christian 105 11
17 Cardinal Stritch 97 17
18 The Master’s College 92 19
19 Faulkner 78 22
20 Taylor 78 20
21 Lewis-Clark State 60 14
22 Oregon Tech 59 9
23 Oklahoma Wesleyan 45 23
24 Thomas 22 NR
25 Bellevue 19 NR

Dropped from rankings: Union (Kent.) (24), William Jessup (25)

Others receiving votes: William Jessup, 14; Lindenwood-Belleville, 13; Warner Pacific, 11; Reinhardt, 10; Midland, 6; St. Ambrose, 6; St. Gregory’s, 6; Union (KY), 6; Lindsey Wilson, 4; Rocky Mountain, 2; Holy Cross, 1

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NJCAA Division I

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 Indian Hills (4) 58 1
2 Eastern Florida State (1) 52 2
3 Midland (1) 51 4
4 Iowa Western 28 6
4 McLennan 28 5
6 Odessa 24 3
7 Hutchinson 17 NR
7 Wallace State 17 7
7 Western Texas 17 8
10 Darton 16 10

Dropped from rankings: Dodge City (9)

Others receiving votes: Pima, 12; Dodge City, 7; Central Alabama, 3

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NJCAA Division II

Rank School (First-place votes) Points Previous rank
1 South Mountain (5) 50 1
2 Mississippi Gulf Coast 43 3
3 Meridian 39 2
4 Tyler 37 4
5 Mesa 19 5
6 Kirkwood 18 9
7 Copiah Lincoln 14 10
8 Murray State (Okla.) 12 T7
9 Owens 11 T7
10 Walters State 10 6

Dropped from rankings: None

Others receiving votes: Andrew, 5; Grand Rapids, 5; Oakland, 5; Muskegon, 4; East Mississippi, 3

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