NORMAN, Okla. – Following its win at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, Illinois has moved back to No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Illini, who spent much of the fall in the top spot, collected 15 first-place votes.
Oregon fell to second with three first-place votes. Florida State stayed at No. 3 and Georgia Tech moved up five rungs to fourth. LSU bumped up to No. 5 and is followed by Baylor, Texas and Wake Forest. North Carolina jumped from a tie for No. 17 to No. 9. Southern California rounds out the top 10.
Arizona State debuts in the poll at No. 13 after opening the spring with three-straight victories. UNLV reentered the ranking at No. 25. California and New Mexico fell from the top 25.
Division I - 2/20/15
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|Dropped From Ranking:||California (#21), New Mexico (#22)|
|Others Receiving Votes: California, 30; New Mexico, 14; Virginia Tech, 10; North Florida, 4; Arkansas, 2; San Diego State, 1; Houston, 1.|