Clemson received a boost recently by finishing 21st in the women's indoor track national championships and seventh in the men's competition. Clemson had scored earlier in men's and women's soccer.
The Tigers should score more points in upcoming standings. The Tigers will receive points for the women's basketball team's participation in the NCAA Tournament. Clemson is also currently ranked second in the nation in baseball and golf.
Clemson's highest final finish in the Sears Director's Cup standings is 16th, in 1993-94. Clemson was 25th in 1997-98, the last time Clemson had a top 25 finish. Clemson was 34th last year with 472 points.
Sears Director's Cup Standings (As of March 21, 2002) Rk Team 1. Stanford 2. Colorado 3. North Carolina 4. BYU 5. UCLA 6. Florida 7. Texas 8. Arkansas 9. Nebraska 10. Notre Dame 11. Tennessee 12. Arizona 13. South Carolina 14. Clemson 15. Oregon 16. LSU 17. Michigan State 18. Texas A&M 19. Virginia 20. Maryland