Notre Dame remains tops in women’s poll
No. 1 Notre Dame cruised to an easy win in its opener. The rest of the Top 25 didn’t face much of a challenge either. That was expected to change as eight of the top 12 teams in the AP poll faced each other.
Top-ranked Notre Dame cruised to an easy win in its opener. The rest of the Top 25 didn’t face much of a challenge either.
That will change Monday night as eight of the top 12 teams in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll will square off against each other in four tasty early season matchups.
The Irish won their first game by 60 points to remain the top choice in the poll released Monday, the first of the regular season. They received 14 first-place votes from a 33-member national media panel, holding on to their slim four-point lead over Baylor. Notre Dame hosts Fordham in the second round of the Preseason WNIT on Monday night.
The Lady Bears, who garnered 12 first-place ballots, have a much tougher game as they host No. 9 UCLA. Third-ranked UConn visits No. 12 Florida State.