Flying Queens return to No. 2 ranking

NAIA Women's Basketball Coaches Top 25 Poll

Flying Queens return to No. 2 ranking

The undefeated Wayland Baptist Flying Queens moved up on spot to No. 2 in the latest NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches Top 25 Poll.

Wayland was ranked second behind Westmont (Calif.) in both the preseason poll and the first poll of the regular-season. The Flying Queens slipped to No. 3 behind new No. 1 Campbellsville (Ky.) and Westmont in the Jan. 13 poll.

Now the Queens (6-0) are back in the No. 2 slot, in between Campbellsville (9-0) and Westmont (1-1).

Also in the Sooner Athletic Conference, Oklahoma City (1-0) is ranked No. 5, down two places since the last ranking. Mid-America Christian received Top 25 votes and is the equivalent of 31st.

The Flying Queens are in Kansas today to take on Central Christian at 6 p.m., before the Pioneers meet the Tigers at 8.

NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches Top 25

RANK LAST TIME SCHOOL [FIRST PLACE VOTES] RECORD POINTS
1 1 Campbellsville (Ky.) [14] 9-0 584
2 3 Wayland Baptist (Texas) [3] 6-0 557
3 2 Westmont (Calif.) [3] 1-1 554
4 4 Thomas More (Ky.) [1] 17-1 539
5 6 Marian (Ind.) 17-4 492
6 7 Carroll (Mont.) 15-2 471
7 5 Oklahoma City 1-0 469
8 8 Clarke (Iowa) 13-1 460
9 11 Morningside (Iowa) 17-2 435
10 10 Vanguard (Calif.) 1-0 399
11 12 Indiana Tech 14-1 398
12 9 Shawnee State (Ohio) 14-3 390
13 13 St. Francis (Ill.) 14-2 367
14 15 Sterling (Kan.) 18-0 352
15 16 Southeastern (Fla.) 14-2 347
16 17 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 12-3 314
17 18 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 11-3 259
18 22 Lyon (Ark.) 7-0 231
19 23 Indiana Wesleyan 14-4 227
20 20 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 7-1 214
21 24 Dakota State (S.D.) 14-3 211
22 19 College of the Ozarks (Mo.) 0-0 202
23 NR Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 6-3 141
24 25 Loyola (La.) 7-1 123
25 NR Concordia (Neb.) 13-7 119

 
Dropped from the poll: Talladega (Ala.), The Master’s (Calif.)
Receiving Votes: Rust (Miss.) 115, Cumberlands (Ky.) 87, Providence (Mont.) 67, LSU Shreveport (La.) 48, Benedictine (Kan.) 40, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) 34, Montana Western 34, Talladega (Ala.) 32, Taylor (Ind.) 20, Bryan (Tenn.) 17, Columbia (Mo.) 16, Northwestern (Iowa) 13, Grand View (Iowa) 11, Pikeville (Ky.) 5, Concordia (Mich.) 3, The Master’s (Calif.) 3 
 source: wbuathletics.com

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