Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 1/1/13
As expected after they demolished the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, the UConn Huskies women's basketball has ascended to the top of the rankings this week. They are followed by the Baylor Lady Bears, Duke Blue Devils, Stanford and Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the top five of the AP Poll. In the USA Today Coaches Poll, the Huskies and Bears are followed by Stanford, Duke and Notre Dame. Joining UConn and Notre Dame in the top 25 from the Big East are the Louisville Cardinals (11/10). The Syracuse Orange are the only team from the Big East among the others receiving votes in both polls. The Villanova Wildcats are among the others receiving votes in the AP Poll while the South Florida Bulls and DePaul Demons are among the others receiving votes in the Coaches Poll. For a full look at the 2013 NCAA Women's Basketball Rankings - Week 9 (Jan. 1), please click on the continue reading button below if you're on the home page. AP Top 25 USA Today Coaches Poll RK TEAM REC PTS PVS RK TEAM REC PTS PVS 1 Connecticut (37) 11-0 997 2 1 Connecticut (31) 12-0 775 2 2 Baylor (3) 10-1 948 3 2 Baylor 10-1 732 3 3 Duke 11-0 904 4 3 Stanford 11-1 707 1 4 Stanford 11-1 899 1 4 Duke 11-0 691 4 5 Notre Dame 11-1 841 5 5 Notre Dame 11-1 654 5 6 Kentucky 12-1 799 7 6 Kentucky 12-1 623 6 7 California 10-1 724 8 7 California 10-1 579 8 8 Maryland 10-2 703 9 8 Maryland 10-2 548 9 9 Penn State 10-2 664 10 9 Penn State 10-2 501 10 10 Georgia 12-1 600 6 10 Louisville 12-2 461 12 11 Louisville 11-2 563 12 11 Georgia 12-1 459 7 12 Tennessee 9-3 557 13 12 Oklahoma State 11-0 434 13 13 Oklahoma State 11-0 504 14 13 Tennessee 9-3 408 15 14 Purdue 11-2 444 11 14 Purdue 11-2 365 11 15 North Carolina 13-1 403 16 15 South Carolina 12-1 349 16 16 UCLA 8-2 350 17 16 Oklahoma 10-2 290 17 17 Oklahoma 10-2 312 18 17 UCLA 9-2 252 18 18 South Carolina 12-1 309 19 18 Dayton 12-1 214 14 19 Florida State 11-1 259 21 19 Nebraska 10-3 183 19 20 Colorado 11-0 224 23 20 Kansas 9-2 166 20 21 Kansas 9-2 183 22 21 Florida State 11-1 140 25 22 Dayton 12-1 177 15 22 Texas A&M 9-4 134 22 23 Arkansas 12-1 165 25 23 North Carolina 13-1 101 23 24 Texas A&M 9-4 135 24 24 Ohio State 10-3 99 24 25 Nebraska 10-3 81 NR 25 Colorado 11-0 60 NR Dropped from rankings: Dropped from rankings: Texas 20 Texas 21 Others receiving votes: Others receiving votes: Miami (FL) 52, Iowa State 50, Ohio State 36, Vanderbilt 23, West Virginia 22, Syracuse 15, Michigan 13, Michigan State 12, Iowa 10, Duquesne 9, UTEP 8, Texas 4, Villanova 1 Iowa State 39, Syracuse 25, Arkansas 23, Miami (FL) 17, Toledo 10, UTEP 9, Vanderbilt 7, Kansas State 6, Iowa 4, Texas 3, South Florida 2, DePaul 2, West Virginia 2, Gonzaga 1 Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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