By: Andrew Korba

ADA -- The Ohio Northern women's basketball team received votes in both the USA Today Sports and D3hoops.com poll.



In the USA Today Sports poll, ONU garnered in 18 points, which is just five points short of cracking the top 25.

The top three went unchanged with DePauw (Ind.) retaining the top spot with 200 points, Hope (Mich.) is second with 189 points and Montclair State (N.J.) is third with 179 points.

In the D3hoops.com poll, the Polar Bears received 31 points, which is 16 shy of the top 25.

DePauw (Ind.) was voted No. 1 with 625 points, Washington U (Mo.) was second with 575 points and Montclair State (N.J.) is third with 555 points.

Last week, Northern dropped games to Baldwin Wallace and John Carroll.

Ohio Northern will return to action on Wednesday, when it travels to face off against non-conference opponent Ohio Wesleyan at 7 pm.

USA Today Women's Poll - Week 4

Dec. 10, 2013

Rank

School (1st Pl. Votes)

Previous Rank Record Points

1. DePauw (Ind.) (8) 1 7-0 200

2. Hope (Mich.) 2 7-0 189

3. Montclair State (N.J.) 3 5-0 179

4. Amherst (Mass.) 4 7-0 174

5. Williams (Mass.) 5 8-0 165

6. Washington U. (Mo.) 6 6-1 150

7. Whitman (Wash.) 8 6-0 148

8. Tufts (Mass.) 9 8-0 146

9. Wisconsin-Whitewater 10 7-1 143

10. Thomas More (Ky.) 11 7-0 132

11. Emory (Ga.) 12 7-0 121

12. St. Thomas (Minn.) 13 5-1 113

13 Wisconsin-Stevens Point 15 5-1 88

14 FDU-Florham (N.J.) 19 8-0 87

15. Ithaca (N.Y.) 16 5-1 84

16. Carthage (Wis.) 17 7-1 82

17. George Fox (Ore.) 18 6-0 77

18. Rhodes (Tenn.) 14 5-0 51

19. Christopher Newport (Va.) 14 5-2 35

20. Bowdoin (Maine) NR 8-0 33

21. Wheaton (Ill.) 23 7-1 32

22. Lebanon Valley (Pa.) 24 6-1 30

23. Randolph-Macon (Va.) 20 8-1 29

24. Trinity (Tex.) 22 8-2 24

25. Vassar (N.Y.) 25 5-0 23

Others Receiving Votes: Ohio Northern 18, York (Pa.) 11, Cabrini (Pa.) 10, Wheaton (Mass.) 9, Eastern Mennonite (Va.) 5, Geneseo State (N.Y.) 5, John Carroll 3, Moravian (Pa.) 2, Baldwin Wallace 1, Wisconsin - Oshkosh 1.



D3hoops.com Poll - Week 3



Dec. 10, 2013



Rank

School (1st Pl. Votes)

Record

Points Previous Ranking

1. DePauw (Ind.) (25) 7-0 625 1

2. Washington U (Mo.) 6-1 575 2

3. Montclair State (N.J.) 6-0 555 3

4. Amherst (Mass.) 6-0 539 4

5. Whitman (Wash.) 6-0 512 5

6. Hope (Mich.) 7-0 493 6

7. Thomas More (Ky.) 7-0 461 7

8. Tufts (Mass.) 8-0 416 8

9. Wisconsin-Whitewater 7-1 394 9

10. St. Thomas (Minn.) 4-1 390 10

11. George Fox (Ore.) 6-0 387 12

12. Williams (Mass.) 8-0 351 13

13. Emory (Ga.) 6-0 338 14

14. FDU-Florham (N.J.) 8-0 276 17

15. Carthage (Wis.) 7-1 260 16

16. Wheaton (Ill.) 7-1 239 19

17. Rhodes (Tenn.) 5-0 180 20

18. Ithaca (N.Y.) 5-1 177 21

19. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 5-1 166 22

20. Randolph-Macon (Va.) 8-1 156 18

21. York (Pa.) 8-0 132 --

22. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 8-0 89 --

23. Christopher Newport (Va.) 5-2 69 15

24. John Carroll 5-0 61 --

25. Trinity (Tex.) 8-2 46 24

Others Receiving Votes: Bowdoin (Maine) 41, Ohio Northern 31, Cornell (Iowa) 27, Moravian (Pa.) 21, Texas-Dallas 15, Lebanon Valley (Pa.) 14, Haverford (Pa.) 12, Elizabethtown (Pa.) 12, St. Norbert (Wis.) 10, Texas-Tyler 5, Louisiana College 5, Geneseo State (N.Y.) 5, Juniata (Pa.) 4, Baldwin Wallace 4; Concordia (Wis.) 2, New England (Maine) 1.