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UConn women still No. 1 in AP poll; face No. 7 Baylor's 69-game home win streak on Monday

Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll as the Huskies get ready for Baylor in their final non-conference test.

The Huskies cruised in their two games this week, beating Houston and Temple. Now UConn will visit seventh-ranked Baylor and face star guard Odyssey Sims on Monday night. The Lady Bears have won 69 straight games at home.

Notre Dame, Duke, Stanford and Louisville followed the unbeaten Huskies, with the first five teams unchanged.

Maryland, Baylor, South Carolina, North Carolina and Kentucky round out the top 10. The Wildcats were one of 13 teams in the Top 25 last week that lost games.

Rutgers, Vanderbilt and Texas A&M entered the poll in the final three spots, while Indiana, San Diego and Georgia dropped out. The Scarlet Knights will host UConn on Sunday.

1. UConn (36) 17-0

2. Notre Dame 15-0

3. Duke 16-1

4. Stanford 15-1

5. Louisville 16-1

6. Maryland 14-1

7. Baylor 14-1

8. South Carolina 16-1

9. North Carolina 14-3

10. Kentucky 14-3

11. Oklahoma St. 15-1

12. Tennessee 13-3

13. Iowa St. 14-1

14. LSU 13-3

15. California 12-3

16. Penn St. 11-4

17. Florida St. 14-2

18. Nebraska 12-3

19. Arizona St. 14-2

20. NC State 15-2

21. Colorado 11-4

22. Purdue 11-4

23. Rutgers 13-2

24. Vanderbilt 14-3

25. Texas A&M 13-4

Others receiving votes: West Virginia 83, Indiana 61, Gonzaga 39, Michigan St. 17, Middle Tennessee 15, Syracuse 10, Florida 9, Oklahoma 9, Iowa 8, Michigan 1, Saint Joseph’s 1, San Diego 1.

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