By The Associated Press
Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after two more wins.
The Huskies routed SMU before beating No. 4 Louisville by 17 points on Sunday and have won 31 straight overall dating back to last season’s title run. UConn improved to 25-0 this season and is off until visiting South Florida on Sunday.
Notre Dame, Duke, the Cardinals and South Carolina round out the top five.
Stanford, Baylor, Tennessee, Maryland and N.C. State follow the Gamecocks. The Cardinal had their 62-game conference road winning streak end Sunday in a loss at Washington.
St. John’s entered the Top 25 this week for the first time this season. The Red Storm are at No. 24 and have won 10 straight games and are in the poll for the first time since Nov. 26, 2012. Middle Tennessee fell out.
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