Lady Longhorn Imani Boyette battles with Texas Tech's Ionna McKenize at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Jamie Harms/for American Statesman

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Texas moves up to No. 4 in women’s poll

Posted January 4th, 2016

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After opening the Big 12 with a pair of victories last week, the University of Texas women’s basketball team has moved up one spot to No. 4 in Monday’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Longhorns have opened the season with a 13-0 record for the second straight year. The Longhorns return to the court against Iowa State Wednesday night at the Erwin Center.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

RankTeam RecordPointsPrevious
1UConn (32) 11-08001
2South Carolina 13-07652
3Notre Dam13-17353
4Texas 13-07055
5Ohio State10-36309
6Baylor14-16274
7Mississippi State14-16168
8Maryland12-25806
9Stanford11-252111
10Kentucky11-15027
11Oregon State 10-249510
12Tennessee9-346013
13Texas A&M11-341616
14Arizona State9-335617
15UCLA10-324321
16Northwestern12-223514
17Oklahoma10-322918
18Duke11-421512
19Florida State9-420215
20Missouri13-019823
21California 9-318319
22South Florida 8-316820
23Michigan State 10-310924
24DePaul10-59425
25Seton Hall13-178N/A

Others receiving votes: Syracuse 52, Virginia Tech 45, Miami 43, Iowa 20, Oklahoma St. 14, Georgia 12, Oregon 11, Southern Cal 9, TCU 5, Louisville 4, S. Dakota St. 4, UTEP 4, Florida 3, Iowa St. 3, Duquesne 2, Green Bay 2, Purdue 2, Rutgers 2, Washington 1.

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Here is how Rick Cantu of the Austin American-Statesman voted this week: 1. UConn; 2. South Carolina; 3. Notre Dame; 4. Texas; 5. Baylor; 6. Miss State; 7. Maryland.; 8. Kentucky; 9. Ohio St.; 10. Oregon State; 11. Stanford; 12. Tennessee;13. Missouri; 14. Ariz State; 15. UCLA; 16. Texas A&M; 17. Northwestern; 18. Oklahoma; 19. Florida State; 20. South Fla; 21. Michigan State; 22. UTEP; 23. Miami; 24. Duke; 25. California.

 

 

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