Women's Basketball moves up to No. 9 in sixth weekly D3Hoops.com poll; No. 12 in USA Today Sports Coaches Poll

Women's Basketball moves up to No. 9 in sixth weekly D3Hoops.com poll; No. 12 in USA Today Sports Coaches Poll

By Tim Glon

| D3hoops.com Poll | USA Today Sports Coaches Top 25 Poll |

ADA — The Ohio Northern women's basketball team moved up three more spots to a season-high ranking of No. 9 in the sixth weekly D3hoops.com poll and also is ranked No. 12 in the lateest USA Today Sports Coaches Poll.

The Polar Bears received 412 votes in the poll, 76 more than the 336 they received in last week's poll.

DePauw (Ind.) stayed at the top of the poll with 623 points and 24 of the 25 first place votes, Calvin (Mich) is ranked second with 574 points and the remaining first place vote and Washington (Mo.) is third with 567 points.

ONU was ranked No. 12 in last week's poll, was No. 15 in the fourth poll, was No. 17 in the third poll, was No. 20 in the second poll and was No. 24 in the first poll.

In the USA Today Sports Poll, ONU received 110 points, whic is 57 more votes than they received in the previous poll.

DePauw (Ind.) garnered in all eight first place votes and received 200 points, Calvin (Mich.) is second with 191 and St. Thomas (Minn.) is third with 183 points.

Ohio Northern has won 11 games in a row and has an overall record of 12-1 and is in first place in the Ohio Athletic Conference with a 6-0 mark.

The Polar Bears will be in action again on Wednesday when they travel to Heidelberg for a 7:30 pm contest.

D3hoops.com Women's Poll - #6

Jan 8, 2013

Rank 
School (1st Pl. Votes) 
Record
Pts.
Prev.
1. DePauw (Ind.) (24) 13-0 623 1
2. Calvin (Mich.) (1) 11-1 574 2
3.  Washington (Mo.) 11-1 567 3
4. St. Thomas (Minn.) 9-1 537 4
5. Hope (Mich.) 13-0 536 6
6. Amherst (Mass.) 12-0 497 7
7. Messiah (Pa.) 12-1 438 8
8. Tufts (Mass.) 13-0 424 9
9. Ohio Northern 12-1 412 12
10. Lewis & Clark (Ore.) 12-1 389 5
11. Thomas More (Ky.) 12-1 380 10
12. Montclair State (N.J.) 14-0 335 14
13. Southern Maine 13-0 306 15
14. Simpson (Ia.) 11-1 302 16
15. Wisconsin-Whitewater 11-3 206 17
16. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 11-3 202 18
17. Catholic (D.C.) 12-0 182 20
18. York (Pa.) 11-1 172 11
19. Whitman (Calif.) 11-1 163 NR
20. Lebanon Valley (Pa.) 11-2 126 19
21. Cornell (Ia.) 12-0 123 23
22. Babson (Mass.)
10-1 107 22
23. Christopher Newport (Va.) 11-0 87 25
24. Mount Union 10-3 78 13
25. George Fox (Ore.) 10-3 62 24

Others Receiving Votes: Ferrum 61; Wheaton (Ill.) 46; Moravian 40; Emory 28; Louisiana College 22; Williams 20; FDU-Florham 17; Baruch 16; UW-Oshkosh 11; Maryville (Tenn.) 10; Loras 9; Monmouth 9; Rhodes 3; La Roche 2; Ithaca 2; Bridgewater State 1.

USA Today Women's Poll- #8

Jan. 8, 2013

Rank 
School (1st Pl. Votes) 
Pts. 
Record Prev.
1. DePauw (Ind.) (8) 200 13-0 1
2. Calvin (Mich.)
191 11-1 3
3.  St. Thomas (Minn.)
183 10-1 4
4. Washington (Mo.)
178 11-1 5
5. Amherst (Mass.)
167 12-0 7
6. Hope (Mich.)
155 13-0 9
7. Messiah (Pa.)
149 12-1 8
8. Tufts (Mass.)
147 13-0 10
9. Lewis & Clark (Ore.)
133 12-1 6
10. Thomas More (Ky.)
121 12-1 14
11. Simpson (Ia.)
116 11-1 13
12. Ohio Northern
110 12-1 19
13. Catholic (D.C.)
89 13-0 21
14. Wisconsin-Whitewater 80 11-3 17
15. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 75 11-3 20
16. Monclair State (N.J.)
69 14-0 24
17. Emory (Ga.)
66 11-1 18
18. Lebanon Valley (Pa.)
65 11-2 12
19. York (Pa.)
50 11-2 11
20. Mount Union
46 10-3 2
21. Babson (Mass.)
44 10-1 15
22. Southern Maine
39 13-0 NR
23. Cornell (Ia.)
35 12-0 NR
24. Whitman (Wash.)
23 11-1 NR
25.
George Fox (Ore.)
20 10-3 22

Others Recieving Votes: Ferrum (Va.) 12, Wheaton (Ill.) 12, Christopher Newport (Va.) 10, Moravian (Pa.) 6, SUNY New Paltz 6, Monmouth (Ill.) 3.