(Photo by Bob White)
ATLANTA – On the strength of a single vote, Utah has unseated defending national champion Grand Canyon as the No. 1 team in the Under Armour MCLA Division I Weekly Coaches Poll for the period ending March 6.
The Utes (5-0) and Lopes (4-0) each received 12 first place votes, but Utah was able to grab the top spot thanks to 629 total points to Grand Canyon’s 628.
Chapman (6-0), fresh off its win against No. 8 Virginia Tech on Tuesday night (that was not counted in this poll), stayed at No. 3 with a pair of first place votes.
For the third consecutive week, Michigan State (6-0) bounded up three spots in the poll and now sit at No. 4. Colorado (3-1) rounds out the Top 5.
Minnesota (2-5) exits the poll this week, making way for No. 22 Davenport (4-0), which is coming off a 19-16 victory over No. 7 Brigham Young (3-1).
Under Armour MCLA Division I Coaches Poll - Week 3
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Also receiving votes: Georgia (41), Minnesota (30), Florida (20), Oregon State (18), Sonoma State (9), Arizona (8), Boise State (8), Alabama (6), Missouri (5), New Hampshire (4), USC (4), San Diego State (3), Santa Clara (3), UNLV (2), Western Michigan (1), Southern Methodist (1).