- Seth Davis continues to be the only voter for either poll who believes Northwestern is a top 25 team, as he had the 'Cats at #21 this week. He also offered this quote in his weekend roundup:
Northwestern's win over Illinois was critical because the Wildcats could end up competing with the Illini for an at-large bid. They lost in overtime in Champaign, and if they had been swept it would have been hard to overcome. I'm calling it right now: Northwestern is going to the tournament.