Women's Basketball Ranked No. 3 in Mid-Major Top 25
Tuesday, December 21, 2010

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Florida Gulf Coast women’s basketball team earned the No. 3 spot in this week’s CollegeInsider.com Women's Mid-Major Top 25 poll, announced on Tuesday evening. FGCU came in at the No. 3 spot for the fourth consecutive week.

FGCU received two of the 31 first-place votes, while Green Bay and Bowling Green, the only squads ranked higher than the Eagles, picked up 23 and six first-place votes, respectively.

The women's Mid-Major Top 25 is comprised of teams from the America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Great West, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt and West Coast Conference.

The Blue and Green are the lone Atlantic Sun Conference team represented in this week’s Top 25.

The Eagles (8-0) are back in action on Tuesday night (Dec. 21) as they play host to the Hoosiers of Indiana at 7:30 p.m. at Alico Arena in the back-end of a doubleheader after the men’s team hosts N.C. Central. Both games can be heard live at www.FGCUAthletics.com and watched live on ASun.TV.

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Mid-Major Top 25 (First Place Votes)
1. Green Bay (23)
2. Bowling Green (6)
3. Florida Gulf Coast (2)
4. Gonzaga
5. Princeton
6. Middle Tennessee
7. Marist
8. UC Davis
9. Delaware
10. Illinois State
11. Missouri State
12. Old Dominion
13. Gardner-Webb
14. Creighton
15. Toledo
16. Central Michigan
17. Drexel
18. Appalachian State
19. Kent State
20. Hofstra
21. Samford
22. James Madison
23. Cleveland State
24. Lamar
25. Miami (Ohio)

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Tennessee Tech 73, Arkansas-Little Rock 53, Albany 31, Lehigh 30, Monmouth 27, Northern Iowa 24, St. Mary's 22, UC Riverside 20, UNC Wilmington 18, Wichita State 18, Morehead State 17, Oakland 16, South Dakota State 13, Yale 12, Portland 9, Saint Francis (Pa.) 6, Cal State Bakersfield 5, Sacred Heart 5.