UofL women move up to #3, set for showdown with #2 UConn

UofL women move up to #3, set for showdown with #2 UConn
UofL head coach Jeff Walz. (Source: WAVE 3 News file photo)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - After #1 Notre Dame was upset at North Carolina on Sunday there was a shake up in the Associated Press Women’s Top 25. The Irish fell four sports to #5. The new #1 is Baylor and the both UConn and UofL moved up.

The Cards (19-1) host the Huskies (18-1) on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the KFC Yum! Center.

Here is the poll with first place vote in parentheses. Two voters had UofL #1 on their ballot. Kentucky dropped four spots to #19 after a loss at #6 Mississippi State on Sunday.

RecordPtsPrv

1. Baylor (24) 17-1 695 2

2. UConn (2) 18-1 670 3

3. Louisville (2) 19-1 630 4

4. Oregon 19-1 606 5

5. Notre Dame 19-2 604 1

6. Mississippi St. 19-1 565 7

7. NC State 20-0 541 8

8. Stanford 17-2 488 6

9. Oregon St. 17-3 460 9

10. Marquette 18-3 452 10

11. Maryland 18-2 427 11

12. Texas 17-3 374 12

13. Iowa 16-4 338 17

14. Utah 18-1 282 21

15. Gonzaga 19-2 269 18

16. South Carolina 13-5 265 19

17. Rutgers 16-4 256 14

18. Syracuse 16-4 253 13

19. Kentucky 17-4 222 15

20. Texas A&M 16-4 142 24

21. Arizona St. 14-6 127 16

22. Michigan St. 15-5 109 23

23. Iowa St. 15-5 106 20

24. Florida St. 17-3 73 22

25. BYU 17-3 47 -

Others receiving votes: Miami 34, Drake 30, South Dakota 10, Missouri 7, DePaul 7, New Mexico 4, California 2, Clemson 2, Rice 1, UCF 1, Minnesota 1.

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