Aggie women fall two spots in AP Top 25

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NEW YORK (AP) - South Dakota is ranked in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history.

The 25th-ranked Coyotes (22-3) have won nine straight games and are off to the school's best start since moving up to Division I in 2008.

Baylor is still No. 1 on Monday, receiving 22 votes from the national media panel. Louisville is second with Oregon, UConn and Mississippi State rounding out the top five teams. Louisville and Oregon each received three first-place ballots. The Ducks are coming off an impressive 40-point win over Stanford on Sunday. It was Oregon's first victory at Stanford in 32 years.

Despite the loss, the Cardinal moved up a spot to 10th. They beat then-No. 7 Oregon State on Friday.

Notre Dame dropped to sixth after losing at Miami this week before beating Florida State. Maryland, Marquette and Oregon State fill out the remainder of the top 10.

Utah fell out of the poll after losing to UCLA and USC.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 10, 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 (22) 21-1 694 1
2. Louisville (3) 23-1 664 2
3. Oregon (3) 23-1 653 3
4. UConn 21-2 607 5
5. Mississippi St. 22-1 596 6
6. Notre Dame 22-3 553 4
7. Maryland 22-2 522 10
8. Marquette 21-3 513 8
9. Oregon St. 20-4 436 7
10. Stanford 19-4 423 11
11. South Carolina 17-5 403 12
12. NC State 21-2 400 9
13. Gonzaga 22-2 363 13
14. Iowa 19-5 329 16
15. Texas 19-5 294 14
16. Syracuse 18-5 277 15
17. Kentucky 19-5 206 19
18. Iowa St. 18-5 205 22
19. Arizona St. 16-6 202 20
20. Miami 21-5 186 25
21. Florida St. 20-4 146 24
22. Texas A&M 18-5 126 18
23. Rutgers 17-6 105 20
24. Michigan St. 16-6 65 23
25. South Dakota 22-3 42 -
Others receiving votes: Utah 32, UCF 26, Drake 8, UCLA 8, Rice 6, Missouri 3, Boise St. 2, Minnesota 2, West Virginia 1, Ohio 1, South Dakota St. 1.