Aggie women continue to rise in AP Top 25

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NEW YORK (AP) - Baylor remained the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.

The Lady Bears, who have been atop the rankings for six weeks, received all 28 first-place votes from a national media panel Monday. The Lady Bears have the longest winning streak in the country, 19 games, and close out the regular season Monday night at West Virginia.

UConn, Louisville, Notre Dame and Mississippi State follow Baylor. All four teams are done with the regular season and start their conference tournaments later this week. Oregon, Stanford and Maryland remained Nos. 6, 7 and 8 as the first eight teams in the poll are unchanged.

North Carolina State moved up a spot to ninth and Iowa two spots to 10th.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Mar. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

RecordPtsPrv
1. Baylor (28) 27-1 700 1
2. UConn 27-2 663 2
3. Louisville 27-2 638 3
4. Notre Dame 27-3 625 4
5. Mississippi St. 27-2 580 5
6. Oregon 27-3 567 6
7. Stanford 25-4 518 7
8. Maryland 26-3 508 8
9. NC State 25-4 442 10
10. Iowa 23-6 431 12
11. Oregon St. 24-6 428 9
12. South Carolina 21-8 348 14
13. Kentucky 24-6 326 11
14. Gonzaga 27-3 320 16
15. Texas A&M 23-6 307 19
16. Miami 24-7 289 15
17. Marquette 24-6 268 13
18. Syracuse 22-7 239 17
19. Iowa St. 22-7 235 20
20. Arizona St. 19-9 151 21
21. Texas 21-8 119 18
22. Florida St. 22-7 82 22
22. Drake 23-5 82 23
24. Rice 24-3 75 24
25. UCLA 19-11 62 25
Others receiving votes: South Dakota St. 23, South Dakota 23, DePaul 19, BYU 7, Rutgers 7, Kansas St 7, Florida Gulf Coast 5, UCF 4, Missouri 2.