Women's poll: Illini receive votes

Matt Bollant's turnaround at Illinois is turning heads.

The Illini received four votes in today's AP Top 25. And, no, they didn't come from poll voter Jeff Huth, who covers the Illini for HQ. A look:

The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 6, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
    Record    Pts    Prv
 1. Baylor (32)    12-1    984    2
 2. Notre Dame (2)    12-1    945    5
 3. UConn (2)    12-1    907    1
 4. Duke (4)    13-0    903    3
 5. Stanford    13-1    860    4
 6. Kentucky    13-1    791    6
 7. California    12-1    747    7
 8. Penn St.    12-2    706    9
 9. Tennessee    11-3    667    12
10. Maryland    10-3    596    8
11. North Carolina    15-1    581    15
12. Purdue    13-2    537    14
13. Georgia    13-2    506    10
14. UCLA    11-2    451    16
15. Louisville    12-3    411    11
16. Oklahoma    12-2    388    17
17. Kansas    11-2    264    21
18. Florida St.    12-2    255    19
18. South Carolina    13-2    255    18
20. Texas A&M    12-4    241    24
21. Oklahoma St.    10-2    229    13
22. Dayton    12-1    225    22
23. Colorado    11-2    121    20
24. Miami    12-2    115    —
25. Iowa St.    11-1    91    —
Others receiving votes: Nebraska 74, Vanderbilt 59, Michigan 25, Syracuse 22, Arkansas 14, DePaul 7, Michigan St. 7, UTEP 6, Illinois 4, Villanova 3, Texas Tech 2, Wyoming 1.
Ballots Online: http://tinyurl.com/43tz39t

Here's how Huth voted:

1. Baylor
2. Notre Dame
3. Duke
4. Connecticut
5. Stanford
6. Kentucky
7. California
8. Penn State
9. Tennessee
10. North Carolina
11. Purdue
12. Maryland
13. Georgia
14. Oklahoma
15. UCLA
16. Louisville
17. South Carolina
18. Kansas
19. Texas A&M
20. Florida State
21. Oklahoma State
22. Colorado
23. Nebraska
24. Iowa State
25. Michigan

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