New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Connecticut again is an undisputed pick as
the top-ranked women's college basketball team in the latest Associated Press
UConn received all 36 first-place votes and 900 points from a national media
panel. The Huskies were off last week for exams and will return to the court
on Tuesday for a showdown with No. 2 Duke in Durham.
The top 11 teams remained the same from last week, as Duke was followed by
Tennessee, Notre Dame, Kentucky, Stanford, Louisville, Maryland, Baylor, South
Carolina and Colorado.
LSU moved up a spot to 12th, with Oklahoma State, North Carolina, Iowa State,
Georgia, Penn State, Purdue, Nebraska and Oklahoma completing the second 10.
Penn State tumbled five spots from 12th after a loss to South Dakota State
The last five teams ranked this week are California, Iowa, Syracuse, Florida
State and Gonzaga. Florida State is the lone newcomer, replacing Texas A&M.
The Aggies lost to Penn State on Sunday.
In addition to Tuesday's titanic battle, Tennessee and Stanford will square
off on Saturday in another top-10 matchup. Duke's difficult week continues
Sunday with a tussle against Kentucky.
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