Northwestern climb 5 sports in NAIA Womens Basketball top 25 poll

December 01, 2021 11:08am

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Campbellsville (Ky.) lands the No. 1 spot in the second edition of the 2021-22 NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. Five GPAC teams are included in the Top 25. Northwestern moved up 5 spots since the last poll to number 12 this week. Morningside remains the highest ranked GPAC team at number 10. Briar Cliff climbs into the rankings at #20, Dordt is ranked 22nd this week, and Concordia is number 25.

RANK

1 Campbellsville (Ky.) 5-0

2 Westmont (Calif.) 6-1

3 Thomas More (Ky.) 6-1

4 Southeastern (Fla.) 7-1

5 Carroll (Mont.) 9-2

6 Wayland Baptist (Texas) 8-1

7 Central Methodist (Mo.) 8-0

8 Sterling (Kan.) 7-0

9 Marian (Ind.) 7-2

10 Morningside (Iowa) 5-2

11 The Master’s (Calif.) 7-0

12 Northwestern (Iowa) 7-0

13 Indiana Wesleyan 7-2

14 Indiana Tech 9-1

15 Vanguard (Calif.) 3-1

16 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 6-2

17 Clarke (Iowa) 7-2

18 Dakota State (S.D.) 8-3

19 Rio Grande (Ohio) 11-0

20 Briar Cliff (Iowa) 5-2

21 Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) 7-2

22 Dordt (Iowa) 6-3

23 Loyola (La.) 5-1

24 Montana Western 6-1

25 Bryan (Tenn.) 7-0

25 Concordia (Neb.) 5-3

Receiving Votes: Benedictine (Kan.) 66, Rust (Miss.) 56, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) 49, St. Francis (Ill.) 42, Bethel (Tenn.) 34, Talladega (Ala.) 25, Providence (Mont.) 23, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 18, Lyon (Ark.) 17, Georgetown (Ky.) 17, Columbia (Mo.) 13, Rochester (Mich.) 12, Tabor (Kan.) 11, Grand View (Iowa) 11, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) 8, Science & Arts (Okla.) 7, Kansas Wesleyan 4, Southern Oregon 4, Menlo (Calif.) 4