The University of Connecticut women hold in third place in the AP weekly basketball poll, but did receive three first place votes.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and Kelly Faris added 17 to help No. 3 Connecticut beat St. John’s 71-65 on Saturday.
The top three teams in the AP weekly women’s basketball poll held onto their spots this week, with UConn at number three,
Stefanie Dolson scored 15 points in limited time on Saturday night, and Connecticut’s tough, physical defense allowed only nine points in the first half, setting up a 67-31 victory over Cincinnati.
First came the No. 1 ranking, then came the rout. All told, it was a pretty good day for Connecticut.
UConn moved to the top of the AP weekly women’s basketball poll after the Huskies’ decisive 61-35 defeat of Stanford Saturday. The Cardinal dropped from first place to fourth, as Baylor and Duke both moved up.
Stanford and Connecticut have developed one of the best rivalries in women’s basketball over the past five years.
Stanford remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the sixth straight week, matching the team’s longest run in the top spot.
Stanford remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll, narrowly ahead of Connecticut.
Stefanie Dolson scored 14 points and Breanna Stewart added 13 to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a 63-48 victory over No. 9 Maryland on Monday night in the Jimmy V Classic.