UConn, Notre Dame still top 2 in AP women’s poll

Connecticut's Moriah Jefferson, left, drives to the basket as Rutgers' Rachel Hollivay, right, defends during the second half of Sunday's game in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference women's tournament in Uncasville, Conn. Connecticut won 83-57. 

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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.