ATLANTA – With its overtime win against No. 7 St. John’s this past Friday, St. Thomas has not retained its lead, but expanded it in the Under Armour MCLA Division I Coaches Poll, which was released on Wednesday.
The Tommies grabbed 16 of the possible 28 first-place votes, allowing UST to double its points lead over second-place Concordia-Irvine from last week. The Eagles grabbed 11 first-place votes, keeping it four points ahead of No. 3 North Dakota State, which also snared a top vote.
Kennesaw State and Dayton round out the Top 5 this week.
Missouri Baptist entered the poll this week, ousting Western Washington.
Under Armour Division II Coaches Poll
|3.||North Dakota State||655||1|
|8.||Grand Valley State||475|
|13.||Palm Beach Atlantic||344|
|16.||Cal State Fullerton||281|
Receiving votes: Western Washington (37), SCAD (33), Southern Oregon (30), Fort Lewis (16), UT-Dallas (12), Central Conn. State (11), Florida Gulf Coast (9), St. Gregory’s (7), Northern Arizona (7), Bridgewater State (4), La.-Lafayette (4), Gonzaga (2), Washington-St. Louis (2), Cal State San Marcos (2), Southern Conn. State (1).