Lady Vols move up to #4 in latest AP poll

Connecticut stays No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after three victories this week.

UConn improved to 33-0 after routing Louisville, Cincinnati and Rutgers. The Huskies have won 39 games dating to last season, the third-longest streak in school history. Connecticut will play the No. 3 Cardinals on Monday night for the inaugural American Athletic Conference tournament title.

Notre Dame remains No. 2 after finishing an undefeated regular season by winning the ACC tournament championship.

Tennessee and West Virginia move up to fourth and fifth. It's the Mountaineers' best ranking. They face No. 7 Baylor for the Big 12 title Monday night.

Stanford lost in the Pac-12 semifinals and drops to sixth. South Carolina, Duke and Kentucky round out the first 10. Bowling Green enters the poll at No. 25, the school's first ranking since 2009.

1 Connecticut (36) 33-0 900
2 Notre Dame 32-0 864
3 Louisville 30-3 799
4 Tennessee 27-5 784
5 West Virginia 29-3 719
6 Stanford 29-3 711
7 Baylor 28-4 698
8 South Carolina 27-4 665
9 Duke 27-6 607
10 Kentucky 24-8 563
11 Maryland 24-6 537
12 North Carolina 24-9 504
13 Nebraska 25-6 464
14 Penn State 22-7 408
15 Texas A&M 24-8 402
16 North Carolina State 25-7 374
17 Purdue 21-8 247
18 Gonzaga 27-4 229
19 Iowa 26-8 226
20 Michigan State 22-9 210
21 Oklahoma State 23-8 203
22 Middle Tennessee 26-4 180
23 DePaul 25-6 115
24 California 21-9 64
25 Bowling Green 27-3 49

Others receiving votes: USC 48, Chattanooga 45, Oregon State 35, Brigham Young 15, Rutgers 11, Arizona State 9, UTEP 5, James Madison 3, Marist 3, St. John's 2, LSU 2

Dropped from rankings: Rutgers 24


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