Baylor keeps firm hold of No. 1 ranking in women's hoops

By The Sports Network
February 11, 2013 - 1:03pm

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Baylor remained the top team in women's college basketball, earning the No. 1 ranking from the Associated Press for the sixth straight week.

The Lady Bears received exactly 37 first-place votes and 997 points from a nationwide media panel for the third week in a row.

Notre Dame, Connecticut, Stanford, Duke, California, Maryland and Penn State kept their respective places from second through eighth. UConn again picked up the remaining three first-place votes.

Kentucky and Louisville each moved up one spot to complete this week's top 10 after Georgia, which was ninth, lost at LSU on Sunday.

The second 10 consists of Texas A&M, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, UCLA, South Carolina, Dayton, Purdue, Florida State and Delaware. Georgia tumbled four places, while Purdue dropped five spots from 13th after losses to Penn State and Michigan last week.

Colorado, Oklahoma, Syracuse, Iowa State and Oklahoma State are the last five teams ranked this week.

There are no newcomers this week.