UW currently has 607.5 total points, while top-ranked Stanford has earned 962. Ohio State, Penn State, Florida and Minnesota round out the top five.
A total of eight teams earned points for Wisconsin in the winter season, led by the men’s hockey team’s national runner-up finish and wrestling’s fourth-place national finish.
The Big Ten Conference is the only conference with four teams ranked in the top nine.
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 institutions finish in up to 20 sports – 10 women’s and 10 men’s.