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Northwestern men's basketball receiving votes in AP, Coaches Polls

The Wildcats received a total of 10 votes in the two polls.

John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Northwestern men's basketball received seven votes in the Week 6 Coaches Poll and three votes in the Week 6 AP Poll, both of which were released Monday.

After receiving two votes in the AP Poll for two straight weeks and none in the Coaches Poll, Northwestern is now effectively ranked 41st in the Coaches Poll and 40th in the AP Poll.

Northwestern had a week off for final exams, but returned to the court Sunday night and beat a completely overmatched Chicago State team, 77-35. The Wildcats are now 8-1, and should go to 9-1 if they can beat Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday.

Here are the receiving votes sections of both polls:

AP Poll:

Gonzaga 44, South Carolina 42, Oregon 37, Colorado 21, Vanderbilt 18, Wichita St. 17, Dayton 14, UALR 14, Pittsburgh 12, Georgetown 8, Utah 7, Notre Dame 4, Texas 4, Iowa 3, Northwestern 3, Syracuse 3, Army 1, Florida 1, Houston 1, Marquette 1

Coaches Poll:

UCLA 59; Connecticut 45; Oregon 38; Pittsburgh 30; Colorado 25; Wichita State 19; Dayton 18; Notre Dame 15; Davidson 13; Syracuse 12; California 9; Arkansas-Little Rock 9; Indiana 9; Iowa 8; LSU 8; Northwestern 7; Georgetown 6; Texas 3; UNLV 2; Utah 1; South Dakota State 1; Florida 1.

Northwestern is also ranked 54th in RPI and 56th in Ken Pomeroy's rankings.