Aggie women back in AP top ten

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Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for a seventh straight week with a showdown against third-ranked Connecticut looming Monday night.

The Lady Bears routed Texas Tech and TCU and have 36 straight Big 12 regular-season victories. Baylor has already clinched the conference's regular-season title. The Lady Bears received 38 first-place votes, while UConn received the other two.

The first six stayed unchanged with Notre Dame still ranked second. Stanford, Duke and California are after UConn.

The Golden Bears were followed by Penn State, while Maryland and Kentucky were tied for eighth. The Wildcats visit No. 10 Texas A&M on Monday night.

Nebraska and Wisconsin-Green Bay entered the Top 25, taking the final two spots in the poll. Oklahoma and Iowa State dropped out.

AP Top 25

Rank Team Record Pts Last Week
1. Baylor (38) 24-1 998 1
Last game: vs TCU, W 78-45 (2/16)
Next game: Connecticut (2/18)

2. Notre Dame 24-1 955 2
Last game: at Marquette, W 87-49 (2/17)
Next game: DePaul (2/24)

3. Connecticut (2) 24-1 927 3
Last game: at Rutgers, W 65-45 (2/16)
Next game: Baylor (2/18)

4. Stanford 24-2 868 4
Last game: at UCLA, W 68-57 (2/17)
Next game: Oregon St. (2/22)

5. Duke 24-1 843 5
Last game: vs Wake Forest, W 81-70 (2/17)
Next game: Florida St. (2/22)

6. California 23-2 805 6
Last game: at USC, W 72-64 (2/17)
Next game: Oregon (2/22)

7. Penn St. 21-3 724 8
Last game: at Iowa, W 81-69 (2/14)
Next game: Illinois (2/20)

8. Maryland 21-4 698 7
Last game: at Virginia, W 73-44 (2/17)
Next game: Boston Coll. (2/21)

8. Kentucky 22-3 698 9
Last game: vs South Carolina, W 78-74 (2/14)
Next game: Texas A&M (2/18)

10. Texas A&M 20-5 622 11
Last game: vs Florida, W 78-71 (2/14)
Next game: Kentucky (2/18)

11. Tennessee 20-5 599 12
Last game: vs Vanderbilt, W 83-64 (2/17)
Next game: Auburn (2/21)

12. Louisville 21-5 540 10
Last game: vs DePaul, W 81-55 (2/17)
Next game: South Florida (2/20)

13. Georgia 21-4 530 13
Last game: at Florida, W 62-57 (2/17)
Next game: Arkansas (2/21)

14. Dayton 21-1 448 17
Last game: at Fordham, W 68-57 (2/10)
Next game: Duquesne (2/18)

15. South Carolina 21-5 412 16
Last game: at Mississippi, W 62-47 (2/17)
Next game: Mississippi St. (2/24)

16. North Carolina 23-4 383 14
Last game: at Florida St., L 73-80 (2/17)
Next game: Virginia Tech (2/22)

17. UCLA 19-6 372 15
Last game: vs Stanford, L 57-68 (2/17)
Next game: USC (2/19)

18. Delaware 22-3 295 20
Last game: at William & Mary, W 66-44 (2/17)
Next game: George Mason (2/19)

19. Florida St. 20-5 267 19
Last game: vs North Carolina, W 80-73 (2/17)
Next game: Duke (2/22)

20. Colorado 20-5 253 21
Last game: at Arizona St., W 71-63 (2/17)
Next game: Washington St. (2/22)

21. Syracuse 21-3 196 23
Last game: vs Pittsburgh, W 80-39 (2/16)
Next game: Rutgers (2/19)

22. Purdue 19-6 151 18
Last game: vs Iowa, L 52-72 (2/17)
Next game: Indiana (2/20)

23. Oklahoma St. 18-6 103 25
Last game: vs Kansas St., W 80-45 (2/16)
Next game: TCU (2/20)

24. Nebraska 19-6 81 NR
Last game: vs Ohio St., W 58-39 (2/14)
Next game: Michigan (2/21)

25. Green Bay 21-2 65 NR
Last game: vs Youngstown St., W 60-46 (2/16)
Next game: Valparaiso (2/23)

Dropped Out:
No. 22 Oklahoma,
No. 24 Iowa St.

Others Receiving Votes:
Iowa St. 64,
Michigan 36,
Oklahoma 29,
Toledo 15,
Washington 7,
West Virginia 5,
SMU 4,
San Diego St. 3,
LSU 3,
Michigan St. 1



 
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