Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Razorbacks remain outside AP Top 25
Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman yells to his players during the second half of the Razorbacks' 72-68 win over Valparaiso on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at Simmons Bank Arena in North Little Rock.
FAYETTEVILLE — A 1-1 week in Southeastern Conference play was not enough for Arkansas to jump into The Associated Press Top 25 this week.
The Razorbacks, who notched their third road win of the season at Ole Miss on Saturday, received a season-high 65 votes on Monday, the third highest total among teams outside the top 25.
Iowa received 88 votes and Stanford 77. No. 25 Creighton, which sits at 13-4 on the season, got 97.
Auburn (No. 4) and Kentucky (10) are the only SEC teams in the AP Top 25.
Arkansas also received 44 votes in this week's coaches poll, up from 16 last Monday. The Razorbacks host Vanderbilt on Wednesday and Kentucky on Saturday in Bud Walton Arena.
Arkansas votes received in AP Top 25 poll by week
Week 2: 11
Week 3: 3
Week 4: 13
Week 5: 17
Week 6: 0
Week 7: 1
Week 8: 0
Week 9: 19
Week 10: 38 (third most among teams receiving votes)
Week 11: 65 (third most among teams receiving votes)
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