Baylor remains strong No. 1

By The Sports Network
February 18, 2013 - 1:03pm

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

The Lady Bears received 38 first-place votes -- one more than last week -- and a total of 998 points from a nationwide media panel.

Notre Dame, Connecticut, Stanford, Duke and California kept their respective places from second through sixth. UConn picked up the last two first-place votes -- one fewer than last week.

Penn State, Kentucky, Maryland and Texas A&M complete th