UCO, SWOSU move up in latest WBCA poll

The Bronchos and the Lady Dawgs are trending upward as the calendar year comes to a close.

Both UCO and SWOSU moved up in the latest Women’s Basketball Coaches Association poll.

Central (11-1) came in at No. 16, jumping seven spots in the ranking. UCO has won six straight and beat in-state non-conference opponents Cameron and Southern Nazarene last week.

Southwestern (9-1) is No. 18 this week, moving up from No. 20. SWOSU got back into the win column this week, defeating Oklahoma Christian, 93-89. The Lady Dawgs’ only loss of the year so far came two weeks ago at No. 4 Lubbock Christian.

WBCA Dec. 21 Poll

Rank School Total Points First Place Votes Previous Rank
1 Ashland (12-0) 575 23 1
2 West Texas A&M (11-0) 547 0 3
3 Indiana (PA) (10-0) 504 0 5
4 Lubbock Christian (11-1) 491 0 4
5 Carson-Newman (13-0) 475 0 6
6 Alaska Anchorage (10-1) 438 0 2
7 Bentley (11-1) 429 0 8
8 Drury (11-1) 427 0 7
9 Virginia Union (10-1) 372 0 9
10 California (PA) (10-1) 360 0 11
11 Central Missouri (9-1) 326 0 10
12 Edinboro (9-0) 296 0 13
13 Michigan Tech (11-1) 282 0 15
14 Augustana (SD) (10-0) 275 0 18
15 Fort Lewis (11-1) 253 0 16
16 Central Oklahoma (11-1) 187 0 23
17 Azusa Pacific (13-2) 171 0 20
18 Southwestern Oklahoma State (9-1) 167 0 20
19 Northern State (9-2) 163 0 12
20 Southern Indiana (9-1) 125 0 17
21 North Alabama (11-0) 116 0 NR
22 Wingate (9-2) 115 0 14
23 Glenville State (10-1) 99 0 NR
24 Union (TN) (10-1) 75 0 NR
25 Seattle Pacific (8-2) 33 0 19