On the web ...

http://www.ustfccca.org/2012/05/featured/di-rankings-ncaa-prelims-this-weekend-texas-am-lsu-enter-as-no-1

 

Full reports including event-by-event and team-by-team ranking breakdown ...

http://www.ustfccca.org/rankings/division-i-rankings

 

National Championship Central ...

http://www.ustfccca.org/weekly-results/national-championships-central-outdoor-track-field

 

Attached are team and conference entry leaders into the NCAA Championships

 

Start Lists for the Preliminary Rounds are slated to be released by 2pm ET Tuesday ...

http://www.rtspt.com/ncaa/d1outdoor12/

 

 

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DI Rankings: NCAA Prelims This Weekend — Texas A&M, LSU Enter as No. 1

 

May 21, 2012

 

NEW ORLEANS – The NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championship will begin this weekend with preliminary rounds being held in Austin, Texas (west site) and Jacksonville, Fla. (east site), Thursday through Saturday. Based on entries for the championships, the latest USTFCCCA National Team Computer Rankings have been released and Texas A&M's men and LSU's women remain the No. 1 teams in the country. No. 8-ranked Arkansas has the most entries among men's teams into the championships with 38, followed by No. 1 Texas A&M, No. 4 LSU, and No. 5 Texas with 31. On the women's side, No. 5 Oregon leads with 32 entries into the postseason with No. 3 Clemson following with 28.

 

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NCAA Division I

Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Team Computer Rankings (Top 25)

2012 Week #8 -- May 21

next ranking: May 29 (Pre-NCAA Finals)

Rank

School

Points

Conference

Head Coach (Yr)

Last Week

1

Texas A&M

314.46

Big 12

Pat Henry (8th)

1

2

Florida

260.43

SEC

Mike Holloway (10th)

2

3

Indiana

214.50

Big Ten

Ron Helmer (5th)

3

4

LSU

206.06

SEC

Dennis Shaver (8th)

6

5

Texas

205.18

Big 12

Bubba Thornton (17th)

7

6

Arizona

204.01

Pac-12

Fred Harvey (10th)

15

7

Florida State

202.64

ACC

Bob Braman (9th)

8

8

Arkansas

191.33

SEC

Chris Bucknam (4th)

4

9

Texas Tech

171.14

Big 12

Wes Kittley (13th)

5

10

Nebraska

164.99

Big Ten

Gary Pepin (29th)

10

11

Mississippi

164.89

SEC

Joe Walker (28th)

12

12

Auburn

162.98

SEC

Ralph Spry (15th)

13

13

Southern California

161.12

Pac-12

Ron Allice (18th)

11

14

Arizona State

156.65

Pac-12

Greg Kraft (16th)

14

15

Wisconsin

151.10

Big Ten

Ed Nuttycombe (28th)

9

16

Virginia Tech

136.08

ACC

Dave Cianelli (11th)

17

17

Mississippi State

135.91

SEC

Steve Dudley (2nd)

16

18

Stanford

134.48

Pac-12

Edrick Floreal (7th)

22

19

Penn State

131.91

Big Ten

Beth Alford-Sullivan (6th)

18

20

Kansas

122.91

Big 12

Stanley Redwine (12th)

19

21

Oregon

115.98

Pac-12

Vin Lananna (7th)

20

22

Oklahoma

112.35

Big 12

Martin Smith (7th)

23

23

Iowa

98.19

Big Ten

Larry Wieczorek (16th)

26

24

Baylor

94.31

Big 12

Todd Harbour (7th)

24

25

Ohio State

93.27

Big Ten

Ed Beathea (1st)

25

Dropped out: No. 21 Minnesota

Men's Conference Index Top 10

Rank

Conference

Points

Top 25 Teams

1

SEC

1318.11

6

2

Big 12

1202.46

6

3

Big Ten

1085.28

6

4

Pac-12

951.06

5

5

ACC

631.35

2

6

Big East

174.97

7

Ivy

153.92

8

Southland

141.65

9

Mountain West

133.64

10

Missouri Valley

113.54

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NCAA Division I

Women's Indoor Track & Field National Team Computer Rankings (Top 25)

2012 Week #8 -- May 21

next ranking: May 29 (Pre-NCAA Finals)

Rank

School

Points

Conference

Head Coach (Yr)

Last Week

1

LSU

322.94

SEC

Dennis Shaver (8th)

1

2

Kansas

279.26

Big 12

Stanley Redwine (12th)

2

3

Clemson

246.21

ACC

Lawrence Johnson (4th)

5

4

Texas

244.53

Big 12

Bev Kearney (20th)

6

5

Oregon

234.62

Pac-12

Vin Lananna (7th)

3

6

Texas A&M

224.97

Big 12

Pat Henry (8th)

7

7

Florida

213.49

SEC

Mike Holloway (5th)

4

8

Arizona

186.98

Pac-12

Fred Harvey (10th)

8

9

Tennessee

151.14

SEC

J.J. Clark (11th)

12

10

Stanford

150.82

Pac-12

Edrick Floreal (7th)

11

11

Texas Tech

147.95

Big 12

Wes Kittley (13th)

9

12

Arizona State

147.33

Pac-12

Greg Kraft (16th)

10

13

Arkansas

142.17

SEC

Lance Harter (22nd)

13

14

UCF

135.31

Conference USA

Caryl Smith Gilbert (5th)

14

15

Louisville

130.51

Big East

Ron Mann (8th)

15

16

Oklahoma

129.81

Big 12

Martin Smith (7th)

16

17

Illinois State

122.21

Missouri Valley

Elvis Forde (9th)

17

18

Southern Illinois

113.27

Missouri Valley

Connie Price-Smith (11th)

19

19

Illinois

103.64

Big Ten

Tonja Buford-Bailey (4th)

18

20

Georgia

103.55

SEC

Wayne Norton (13th)

21

21

Baylor

103.42

Big 12

Todd Harbour (7th)

20

22

Ohio State

99.00

Big Ten

Karen Dennis (6th)

22

23

Southern California

95.83

Pac-12

Ron Allice (18th)

23

24

Florida State

95.22

ACC

Bob Braman (9th)

25

25

Iowa State

94.30

Big 12

Corey Ihmels (5th)

24

Dropped out: none

Women's Conference Index Top 10

Rank

Conference

Points

Top 25 Teams

1

Big 12

1378.34

7

2

Pac-12

1112.08

5

3

SEC

1066.65

5

4

ACC

571.56

2

5

Big Ten

533.39

2

6

Big East

493.07

1

7

Missouri Valley

331.82

2

8

Conference USA

317.06

1

9

Mountain West

230.87

10

Big Sky

94.95

 

 

 

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