Rank Team (First) Record Points Conference Previous
1 Penn State (12) 5-0 300 Big Ten 1
2 Iowa 8-0 288 Big Ten 2
3 N.C. State 10-0 267 ACC 5
4 Missouri 4-0 263 MAC 8
5 Virginia Tech 3-1 251 ACC 6
6 Ohio State 3-1 240 Big Ten 3
7 Oklahoma State 3-2 234 Big 12 9
8 Oklahoma 5-1 204 Big 12 7
9 Rutgers 10-2 201 Big Ten 11
10 Nebraska 6-1 200 Big Ten 4
11 Illinois 8-0 173 Big Ten 12
12 Michigan 3-1 172 Big Ten 10
13 Lehigh 6-1 166 EIWA 13
14 Cornell 1-2 139 EIWA 14
15 North Carolina 6-1 130 ACC 16
16 Virginia 4-2 101 ACC 18
17 Central Michigan 4-0 98 MAC 20
18 Iowa State 3-2 89 Big 12 19
19 Purdue 5-1 63 Big Ten 24
20 Pittsburgh 5-1 60 ACC NR
21 Ohio 3-1 51 MAC 21
22 Indiana 4-0 45 Big Ten NR
23 Minnesota 4-5 43 Big Ten 17
24 Old Dominion 2-2 34 MAC 22
25 West Virginia 5-2 29 Big 12 25
 
Dropped Out: No. 15 Wisconsin, No. 23 Oregon State
Others Receiving Votes: Oregon State 22, Wisconsin 20, Stanford 8, Chattanooga 5, Kent State 2, Eastern Michigan 1, South Dakota State 1