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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Riding a NCAA Division I-record 39-game winning streak into the postseason, Oklahoma continued as the unanimous No. 1 program in the final 2019 USA Today / NFCA Top 25 Coaches Poll of the regular season.

The Sooners (49-2), who received all 32 first-place votes and 800 points, were declared the Big 12’s automatic qualifier after the remainder of 2019 tournament was canceled due to rain and unplayable field conditions. OU received the NCAA’s No. 1 overall seed and will host a regional, featuring UMBC, Notre Dame and RV Wisconsin.

The remainder of the top-10 saw minimal movement as No. 4 Florida State and No. 5 Alabama switched spots as did No. 8 Florida and No. 9 Texas.

No. 2 Washington and No. 3 UCLA shared the Pac-12’s regular-season title with the Bruins (46-5) earning the league’s automatic qualifier because of their early-season sweep of the Huskies. Over the weekend, Washington swept RV Stanford, while UCLA dropped two-of-three to No. 6 Arizona. The Bruins and Huskies received the No. 2 and No. 3 overall seeds for the NCAA Championships.

The Seminoles (51-8), also the NCAA’s No. 4 seed, captured their sixth straight ACC Tournament crown, sweeping the field in Tallahassee. The Crimson Tide (52-7) posted a 2-1 mark in the SEC Tournament, falling in the title game to new-No. 8 Florida. Alabama is the NCAA’s No. 8 seed.

The Gators (44-15) won four games against then-No. 20 South Carolina, No. 10 LSU, No. 24 Auburn and Alabama as the No. 6 seed to capture their second straight SEC Tournament title and fifth overall, earning the NCAA’s No. 5 overall seed.

Louisiana rattled off three victories to win its 15thSun Belt Conference Tournament and reach the 50-win plateau for the first time since 2012. The Ragin’ Cajuns will take a 27-game winning streak into the postseason as they will be part of the Oxford, Miss. Regional hosted by No. 17 Ole Miss (11thseed).

No. 9 Texas dropped both of its games during seeding play of the Big 12 Tournament, while No. 9 LSU exited the SEC tournament following its loss to Florida. The Longhorns (41-14) and Tigers (40-16) will also be the NCAA’s No. 9 and 10 seeds, respectively.

Also earning hosting rights in the first round of the NCAA Regionals are No. 11 Tennessee (12), No. 12 Minnesota (7), No. 13 Oklahoma State (13), No. 18 Northwestern (16), No. 19 Michigan (15) and No. 23 Kentucky (14).

The 2019 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches, one representing each conference. The records reflect games played through May 12, 2019. The final poll will be released on June 11.

2019 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – May 14 (Week 14)

Rank

School

Totals

2019

Record

Prev. Ranking

1

Oklahoma (32)

800

49-2

1

2

Washington

762

45-7

2

3

UCLA

702

46-5

3

4

Florida State

687

51-8

5

5

Alabama

686

52-7

4

6

Arizona

652

42-12

6

7

Louisiana

593

50-4

7

8

Florida

553

44-15

9

9

Texas

515

41-14

8

10

LSU

494

40-16

10

11

Tennessee

472

39-14

11

12

Minnesota

467

41-12

12

13

Oklahoma State

400

39-14

14

14

Georgia

387

40-17

13

15

Texas Tech

336

39-14

15

16

James Madison

334

47-7

16

17

Ole Miss

285

37-17

17

18

Northwestern

235

43-10

18

19

Michigan

232

43-11

21

20

Arkansas

195

38-18

19

21

South Carolina

188

36-17

20

22

Virginia Tech

147

45-9

22

23

Kentucky

115

33-22

23

24

Auburn

72

37-19

24

25

Drake

57

42-14

25


New to Poll: None.

Dropped Out: None.

Receiving Votes: Wisconsin (9), Ohio State (8), Colorado State (7), Boise State (4), UNLV (3), North Carolina (2), Stanford (1).

The 2019 USA Today / NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches with one representing each of the NCAA’s Division I Conferences. Record reflect games played through May 12, 2019.

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