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Updated Directors' Cup Standings: Virginia stays in Top 15

Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Following the conclusion of the rifle, skiing and indoor track & field seasons, the latest Directors' Cup point standings were released last week. Though the Cavaliers picked up 49 points from the men's indoor track & field, the Hoos fell six spots to No. 15 from No. 9 in the final fall standings.

Through March 25, 2015, here's the current Top 25:

Rank Institution Conference Division Total Points
1 Stanford Pac 12 FBS 615.50
2 UCLA Pac 12 FBS 548.00
3 North Carolina ACC FBS 503.00
4 Oregon Pac 12 FBS 491.00
5 Penn State Big Ten FBS 467.50
6 Wisconsin Big Ten FBS 430.50
7 Florida State ACC FBS 427.00
8 Colorado Pac 12 FBS 417.00
9 Michigan State Big Ten FBS 413.00
10 Washington Pac 12 FBS 402.00
11 Arkansas SEC FBS 401.00
12 Florida SEC FBS 389.00
13 Georgetown Big East FCS 355.50
14 Texas Big 12 FBS 353.00
15 VIRGINIA ACC FBS 352.00
16 USC Pac 12 FBS 348.50
17 Kentucky SEC FBS 310.50
18 Syracuse ACC FBS 294.50
19 Texas A&M SEC FBS 292.25
20 New Mexico Mountain West FBS 288.50
21 BYU WCC FBS 283.00
22 Providence Big East DI 275.00
23 Oklahoma State Big 12 FBS 274.75
24 Ohio State Big Ten FBS 262.00
25 Notre Dame ACC FBS 261.50

Virginia's big points thus far have come from the men's soccer national championship (100 points) and the women's soccer runner-up finish (90 points). They've also received help from men's and women's cross country (53 and 60 points, respectively).

The Hoos have typically not been a big player in the winter standings, as the sports included here are men's and women's hockey, women's bowling, and men's and women's gymnastics (Virginia does not compete in any of the foregoing), as well as men's and women's basketball, men's and women's swimming, and wrestling.

Virginia will not be earning any points in women's basketball, but should be expecting points for men's basketball (50 points), men's swimming (33rd place, approx. 40 points depending on how scoring is adjusted for size of field), women's swimming (5th place, 75 points), and wrestling (19th place, approx. 55 points).

Virginia is currently third in the ACC behind North Carolina and Florida State, with Syracuse and Notre Dame not too far behind.

Spring is around the corner, and with that traditionally comes potential big points coming from men's and women's lacrosse, baseball, rowing, and men's and women's tennis (and really as of late, men's and women's golf as well).

Following the final fall standings last year, Virginia was in fifth. They finished the winter seasons with a 9th place men's basketball finish (64 points), 11th place women's swimming finish (66 points), a 26th place men's swimming finish (48 points), and a 23rd place wrestling finish (50.5 points).

You can view the latest complete standings here (PDF).