Can someone please tell me what idiot coach thought the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team was worthy of a vote?

Yes folks, the UConn men were among the others receiving votes in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll.

AP Top 25 ESPN/USA Today Poll
1. Kansas (55) 22-1 1,613 1. Kansas (29) 22-1 773
2. Syracuse (8) 23-1 1,553 2. Kentucky (1) 22-1 731
3. Kentucky (2) 22-1 1,514 3. Syracuse (1) 23-1 728
4. Villanova 20-2 1,366 4. West Virginia 19-3 657
5. West Virginia 19-3 1,361 5. Villanova 20-2 639
6. Purdue 19-3 1,301 6. Purdue 19-3 599
7. Georgetown 17-5 1,211 7. Duke 19-4 574
8. Duke 19-4 1,142 8. Georgetown 17-5 560
9. Kansas State 19-4 1,139 9. Kansas State 19-4 506
10. Michigan State 19-5 968 10. Michigan State 19-5 455
11. Wisconsin 18-5 871 11. Gonzaga 19-4 427
12. Tennessee 18-4 850 12. Tennessee 18-4 417
13. Ohio State 18-6 845 13. Wisconsin 18-5 401
14. Texas 19-4 789 14. Texas 19-4 361
15. New Mexico 21-3 725 15. Butler 20-4 326
16. Gonzaga 19-4 693 16. Ohio State 18-6 302
17. Brigham Young 22-3 532 17. Brigham Young 22-3 298
18. Butler 20-4 422 18. Northern Iowa 21-2 221
19. Northern Iowa 21-2 298 19. New Mexico 21-3 211
20. Georgia Tech 17-6 269 20. Georgia Tech 17-6 150
21. Temple 19-5 223 21. Temple 19-5 131
22. Vanderbilt 17-5 222 22. Cornell 20-3 112
23. UNLV 19-4 209 23. Pittsburgh 17-6 89
24. Baylor 17-5 202 24. Vanderbilt 17-5 76
25. Pittsburgh 17-6 149 25. UNLV 19-4 55
Others Receiving Votes Others Receiving Votes
Texas A&M 115, Cornell 114, Wake Forest 109, Maryland 69, Charlotte 48, UTEP 33, Mississippi 30, Rhode Island 30, Saint Mary’s 18, Siena 18, Illinois 16, Florida State 15, Virginia Tech 11, Marquette 10, UAB 7, Wichita State 5, Richmond 5, Missouri 3, South Florida 2. Baylor 44, Texas A&M 37, Saint Mary’s 29, Siena 28, Rhode Island 28, Missouri 25, Maryland 18, Mississippi 16, Virginia Tech 10, Florida State 8, Wake Forest 7, UAB 7, Notre Dame 6, Clemson 4, Tulsa 4, Dayton 2, Xavier 1,¬†Connecticut 1, Louisiana Tech 1.
Dropped From Rankings Dropped From Rankings
Mississippi 25. Baylor 24.