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Week 3 A-10 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings

There’s a new in town! A GREAT week from UMass, as the Minutewomen jump from to the top of our power rankings thanks to a 2nd place finish in the Gulf Coast Showcase, taking down South Dakota State and Kent State (who beat UCLA to advance) before falling by just five points to Iowa State. The Minutewomen also had a road win at Providence. Rhode Island falls one spot after a tough loss to Long Beach State. Davidson and George Mason each moved up one spot, while Saint Louis continues their free-fall down to .

1. UMass

Previous rank:

Record: 7-1

Past week: W at Providence, W vs South Dakota State*, W vs Kent State*, L vs Iowa State*

Upcoming games: 12/1 vs Fairfield, 12/5 vs UMass Lowell

*Gulf Coast Showcase played in Estero, FL


2. Rhode Island

Previous rank:

Record: 7-1

Past week: W vs Harvard, W at Virginia*, L vs Long Beach State*

Upcoming games: 12/2 at Holy Cross, 12/5 at Buffalo

*Cavalier Classic played in Charlottesville, VA


3. Fordham

Previous rank:

Record: 4-3

Past week: L vs Baylor*, W vs Houston*, L vs Arizona State*

Upcoming games: 12/2 vs Stony Brook, 12/5 vs Princeton

*Cancun Challenge played in Cancun, Mexico


4. Dayton

Previous rank:

Record: 4-2

Past week: L vs Mississippi State*, W vs Illinois*

Upcoming games: 11/30 vs Florida A&M, 12/5 at Illinois State

*Daytona Beach Invitational played in Daytona Beach, FL


5. VCU

Previous rank:

Record: 3-2

Past week: W vs Washington*, L vs North Carolina*

Upcoming games: 12/1 vs ECU, 12/5 vs Boston College

*Goombay Splash played in Bimini, Bahamas


6. Davidson

Previous rank:

Record: 5-2

Past week: W vs Austin Peay*, W at FAU*

Upcoming games: Inactive this week. Next: 12/12 at Elon

*FAU Thanksgiving Tournament played in Boca Raton, FL


7. George Mason

Previous rank:

Record: 5-3

Past week: L at American, W vs Bowling Green*, W at Navy*

Upcoming games: 12/1 vs Florida

*Navy Thanksgiving Tournament played in Annapolis, MD


8. Saint Louis

Previous rank:

Record: 1-5

Past week: L vs Florida*, L FGCU*

Upcoming games: 12/3 at SEMO, 12/5 at UT-Martin

*San Juan Shootout played in San Juan, Puerto Rico


9. St. Bonaventure

Previous rank:

Record: 5-1

Past week: PPD at Niagara, W vs Clarion

Upcoming games: 12/3 vs Kent State


T-10. George Washington

Previous rank:

Record: 4-3

Past week: W vs Quinnipiac, W vs UT-Martin*, L vs Florida*

Upcoming games: 12/2 vs JMU, 12/5 vs Virginia

*San Juan Shootout played in San Juan, Puerto Rice


T-10. Richmond

Previous rank:

Record: 3-3

Past week: L vs Long Beach State*, W at Virginia*

Upcoming games: 12/1 vs UMES, 12/4 at Ohio

*Cavalier Classic played in Charlottesville, VA


T-12. La Salle

Previous rank:

Record: 3-3

Past week: W vs Lafayette, L at Kentucky

Upcoming games: 11/30 vs Penn, 12/4 at St. Francis (PA)


T-12. Duquesne

Previous rank:

Record: 3-4

Past week: W vs Akron, W at Siena

Upcoming games: 12/1 vs Canisius, 12/5 vs Temple


14. Saint Joseph’s

Previous rank:

Record: 1-6

Past week: L vs Old Dominion*, L vs Stetson*, L vs Ball State*

Upcoming games: 12/4 vs Yale

*Van Chancellor Classic played in Katy, TX

Daniel Frank is a member of the George Mason Class of 2022. He graduated high school from the Academy For Individual Excellence in Louisville, KY. He ...