Virginia State returns to USAToday ESPN Women's Basketball Top 25


February 16, 2010

The Virginia State University women's basketball team returned to the Top 25 for the first time in three weeks. In the latest USA TODAY ESPN Division II Coaches Poll, released on February 16, the Lady Trojans are ranked 25th in the nation.

The move marks a jump of one spot from last week.

The top team in the poll is Franklin Pierce University, which has a 23-0 record. Gannon University, the top team in the Atlantic Region of the NCAA, moved up to second with a 26-0 record.

Michigan Technological University, the University of Indianapolis and Arkansas Tech University round out the top five.

Virginia State is the only CIAA team in the poll.

The Lady Trojans meet Elizabeth City State University on February 18 in Daniel Gym.