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UConn still top team in AP women’s basketball poll

  • Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma and associate head coach Chris Dailey look at an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tulane in the American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals at Mohegan Sun Arena, Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) Jessica Hill


Associated Press
Monday, March 05, 2018

NEW YORK – UConn extends its run at No. 1 in the Associated Press women’s basketball poll.

The Huskies (31-0) have been the unanimous top choice all season from the 32-member media panel. They beat Cincinnati, 75-21, in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament Monday night. The Huskies are now 100-0 against AAC opponents since the formation of the conference, 86-0 in regular-season games and 14-0 in the conference tournaments.

Baylor moved up to second and Louisville third after then-No. 2 Mississippi State lost to South Carolina in the SEC title game. The Bulldogs slipped to fourth. Notre Dame was fifth.

Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, UCLA and Ohio State rounded out the top 10.

Most of the major conferences finished their tournaments this weekend.