West Virginia University currently stands in 42nd place in the 2013-14 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup second winter standings.
WVU has compiled 313.00 points to date. WVU picked up 213.00 points in the latest poll, with rifle’s first-place NCAA finish contributing 100 points. Men’s swimming (50.5 points), women’s basketball (50 points) and wrestling (12.5 points) also counted toward the school’s latest standing.
WVU ranks fourth among Big 12 schools, with Texas at No. 10, Oklahoma State at No. 17 and Iowa State at No. 34. The rest of the Big 12 schools and their rankings: Baylor (No. 45), Oklahoma (No. 52), Kansas (No. 60), Texas Tech (No. 87), TCU (No. 99) and Kansas State (No. 131).
Stanford leads all schools with 997.75 points, followed by Penn State (792.00), Wisconsin (680.00), Notre Dame (673.25) and North Carolina (650.00).
WVU has finished in the top 75 in the Directors’ Cup standings for 10 consecutive years, including a school-best 30th-place finish in 2009.
The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution’s finish in up to 20 sports – 10 women’s and 10 men’s.