Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw figures top-ranked Connecticut will provide the best possible measuring stick for her second-ranked Fighting Irish. Voters in The Associated Press women's basketball poll moved the Huskies (7-0) ahead of Irish (8-0) on Monday, marking the first time in 11 years a team lost the top ranking without actually losing a game. McGraw said two months ago that this season should be more open in women's basketball because the Huskies looked more vulnerable.
NEW YORK (AP) -- UConn is back in a familiar spot, No. 1 in the poll. The Huskies passed Notre Dame for the top position in The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday, barely edging the Irish by two points. The rivals will face each other on
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Sidney Cook scored 17 points, Regan Magarity had 10 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 25 Virginia Tech beat Gardner-Webb 76-42 on Monday night. The Hokies were ranked in The Associated Press poll earlier Monday for the first time