UConn, which dominated the American Athletic Conference on the court, has also swept the conference’s major women’s basketball awards.
Connecticut, South Carolina, Notre Dame and Tennessee would be the top seeds in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament if the season was over.
Moriah Jefferson scored 18 points to lead No. 2 Connecticut to an 83-52 win over No. 10 Duke on Monday night.
Off for exams last week, the University of Connecticut women remain at #2 in the AP weekly poll.
The National Champion University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is the preseason choice of conference coaches to top the American Athetic Conference, with 100 points. Huskies forward Breanna Stewart is the preseason player of the year.
Connecticut stays No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after cruising to easy wins this week.
The UConn women held on to top place in the weekly AP women’s basketball poll, with Notre Dame #2. But previously third-ranked Duke fell to seventh place.
Bria Hartley scored 18 points and Breanna Stewart and Stefanie Dolson each had 15 to help No. 1 Connecticut remain unbeaten with a 63-38 rout of cold-shooting South Florida on Sunday.
Health problems will keep UConn forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis out of action into tournament season.
Connecticut remains No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after two more wins.