FHSU Sports Information
3:47 PM CST, December 18, 2012
The Fort Hays State women's basketball team moved up one spot in the latest WBCA Division II Top 25 Poll, released on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers are now ranked No. 10 in the nation, cracking the Top 10 for the first time school history. This is the fourth consecutive week the Lady Tigers have been in the rankings.
The 9-0 start for Fort Hays State is best in the women's basketball program history. Fort Hays State joins Washburn (6-0) as one of two MIAA schools from the MIAA in the Top 25. Washburn also moved up one spot in the latest poll to No. 6. Pittsburg State is the only other MIAA school currently in the Top 25 at No. 17. Fort Hays State is one of seven teams in the Top 10 that remain unbeaten this year.
Fort Hays State is on a two-week break from action before returning to the court on Saturday, December 29. The Lady Tigers host South Dakota School of Mines that day at 2 pm at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays.
Below is the Top 25 Poll for Tuesday, December 18...
|Rank||Institution - First Place Votes||Previous Rank||Record||Total Points|
|1||Ashland University (Ohio) -30||1||12-0||750|
|2||Bentley University (Mass.)||2||9-0||718|
|3||University of South Carolina - Aiken||3||8-0||685|
|4||Clayton State University (Ga.)||4||7-0||644|
|5||Augustana College (S.D.)||6||9-0||612|
|6||Washburn University (Kan.)||7||6-0||580|
|7||University of Indianapolis (Ind.)||5||6-1||564|
|8||Gannon University (Pa.)||8||8-1||514|
|9||Simon Fraser University (BC)||9||8-1||497|
|10||Fort Hays State University (Kan.)||11||9-0||460|
|11||Holy Family University (Pa.)||10||10-1||432|
|12||Indiana University of Pennsylvania||15||6-1||323|
|13||Colorado Mesa University||19||10-0||312|
|14||California State University - Chico||20||8-0||311|
|15||Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)||16||9-2||279|
|16||University of Tampa (Fla.)||24||7-0||202|
|17||Pittsburg State University (Kan.)||18||6-2||196|
|18||Shaw University (N.C.)||13||4-1||193|
|19||Wayne State College (Neb.)||12||6-2||190|
|20||Western Washington University||21||6-2||180|
|21||Limestone College (S.C.)||14||6-1||163|
|22||Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania||22||5-1||137|
|23||Rollins College (Fla.)||23||6-2||115|
|24||University of Wisconsin - Parkside||25||4-1||97|
|25||Midwestern State University (Texas)||NR||7-1||93|
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