New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Connecticut remained an undisputed choice
as the top-ranked women's college basketball team in the latest Associated
The undefeated Huskies again received all 36 first-place votes and 900 points from a nationwide media panel.
Notre Dame, also unbeaten, held the No. 2 position and is followed by Stanford, Louisville and Duke. The Blue Devils slipped two spots from third after Sunday's 21-point home loss to the Fighting Irish.
South Carolina, Baylor, Tennessee, Penn State and Maryland round out the top 10. Penn State moved up three spots from 12th, while Maryland dropped two spots from eighth.
The second 10 consists of Arizona State, Oklahoma State, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Kentucky, LSU, West Virginia, Vanderbilt, Texas A&M and Gonzaga. North Carolina tumbled seven places from sixth after a home loss to Syracuse last week.
Middle Tennessee, Nebraska, California, Michigan State and Purdue are the last five teams ranked. Nebraska and Michigan State are this week's newcomers, replacing Florida State and Iowa State.
This week's big contest features Louisville at Connecticut on Sunday in a rematch of last year's national championship game won by the Huskies.