x

Rice women ranked for first time in school history

2 years 5 months 1 week ago Monday, February 18 2019 Feb 18, 2019 February 18, 2019 11:03 AM February 18, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By DOUG FEINBERG
AP Basketball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) - Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice has entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history.

The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday's poll.

Baylor remained the top team in the country, garnering 26 of the 28 first-place votes from the national media panel. Oregon moved up to second, getting the other two No. 1 ballots. UConn was third, while Louisville slipped to fourth after losing to Miami on Sunday. The Hurricanes made the biggest jump, moving up six spots to 14th.

Notre Dame was fifth. Mississippi State, Stanford, Maryland, North Carolina State and Iowa rounded out the top 10.

Drake joined the rankings at No. 24, while Rutgers and Michigan State fell out.

More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More News


Radar
7 Days