ADA -- For the fourth consecutive week, the Ohio Northern women's basketball team received votes in the USA Today Sports Division III Top 25 Coaches poll and the D3hoops.com poll.



In the USA Today poll, Northern reveived six points and is just 13 votes shy of entering the Top-25.

The top three in the poll went unchanged with DePauw (Ind.) remaining at No. 1 with 200 points, Hope (Mich.) at No. 2 with 190 points and Amherst (Mass.) at No. 3 with 185 points.

In the D3hoops.com poll, ONU garnered in nine points and is 21 points away from the Top-25.

DePauw claimed the top spot in the poll with 625 points, Washington U. (Mo.) was second with 582 points and Amherst is third with 562 points.

On Saturday, the Polar Bears (10-3 overall, 3-3 OAC) picked up a 60-45 road victory at Mount Union.

Ohio Northern will return to action on Wednesday, when it hosts Heidelberg at 7:30 pm.

USA Today Women's Poll - Week 7

Jan. 14, 2014



Rank

School (1st Pl. Votes)

Previous Rank

Record Points

1. DePauw (Ind.) (8) 1 14-0 200

2. Hope (Mich.) 2 14-0 190

3. Amherst (Mass.) 3 13-0 185

4. Washington U (Mo.) 5 11-1 169

5. Whitman (Wash.) 6 13-0 165

6. Tufts (Mass.) 7 12-0 159

7. Thomas More (Ky.) 8 13-0 154

8. Emory (Ga.) 9 12-0 143

9. Montclair State (N.J.) 11 13-1 127

10. FDU-Florham (N.J.) 12 13-0 121

11. George Fox (Ore.) 13 13-0 119

12. St. Thomas (Minn.) 10 10-2 114

13. York (Pa.) 14 13-0 101

14. Carthage (Wis.) 16 12-2 90

15. Williams (Mass.) 4 12-2 84

16. Wheaton (Ill.) 15 12-1 75

17. Wisconsin-Whitewater 20 11-3 73

18. Bowdoin (Maine) 21 14-1 56

19. Christopher Newport (Va.) 22 11-2 52

20. John Carroll 24 11-0 48

21. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 19 13-1 36

T22. Lebanon Valley (Pa.) 17 11-2 23

T22. Wheaton (Mass.) 23 1-2 23

24. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 25 11-3 21

25. New York University NR 12-0 19

Others Receiving Votes: Ferrum (Va.) 17, Rhodes (Tenn.) 17, Ohio Northern 6, Moravian (Pa.) 5, New England (Maine) 5, Geneseo State (N.Y.) 2, Randolph-Macon (Va.) 1.



D3hoops.com Poll - Week 6

Jan. 14, 2014



Rank School (1st Place Votes) Record Points Previous Ranking

1. DePauw (Ind.) (25) 14-0 625 1

2. Washington U. (Mo.) 11-1 582 2

3. Amherst (Mass.) 13-0 562 3

4. Whitman (Wash.) 13-0 540 4

5. Hope (Mich.) 14-0 425 5

6. Thomas More (Ky.) 13-0 497 6

7. Tufts (Mass.) 12-0 463 7

8. George Fox (Ore.) 13-0 459 8

9. Emory (Ga.) 12-0 399 12

10. Montclair State (N.J.) 13-0 398 11

11. FDU-Florham (N.J.) 11-0 361 13

12. Wheaton (Ill.) 12-0 351 14

13. York (Pa.) 13-0 327 15

14. Carthage (Wis.) 12-2 269 16

15. St. Thomas (Minn.) 9-2 268 9

16. John Carroll 11-0 247 18

17. Wisconsin-Whitewater 11-3 212 18

18. Williams (Mass.) 12-2 206 10

19. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 13-1 172 17

20. Ferrum (Va.) 9-0 129 22

21. Christopher Newport (Va.) 11-2 110 21

22. Bowdoin (Maine) 14-1 101 25

23. Wisconson-Stevens Point 11-3 97 24

24. Rhodes (Tenn.) 11-2 51 20

25. Trinity (Tex.) 11-3 32 --

Others Receiving Votes: Moravian (Pa.) 25, Texas-Dallas 23, Whitworth (Wash.) 14, Lebanon Valley (Pa.) 13, DeSales (Pa.) 10, Ohio Northern 9, Olivet (Mich.) 8, St. Mary's (Minn.) 8, Maryville (Tenn.) 6, New York U. 5, Haverford (Pa.) 3, Ithaca (N.Y.) 3, Elizabethtown (Pa.) 3, Texas-Tyler 2, Transylvania (Ky.) 2, College of New Jersey 2, Vassar (N.Y.) 2, Bethel (Ind.) 2, Randolph-Macon (Va.) 1.