12/5 Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1Notre Dame Logo Notre DameNotre Dame heads into a showdown with Connecticut on fire after dominating Iowa and Valparaiso.1
2Connecticut LogoConnecticutThe Huskies have now won 82 straight games after beating DePaul and Texas this week.2
3Baylor LogoBaylorBaylor destroyed Tennessee in all phases of the game on Sunday in Knoxville.4
4 Maryland LogoMarylandMaryland grew up on Thursday night at Louisville as they outlasted the Cardinals for a 78-72 victory.5
5South Carolina LogoSouth CarolinaSouth Carolina could not slow down Duke on Sunday defensively after getting a big win at Texas.3
6Mississippi StateBulldogs took the best shot of Iowa State and found a way to escape Hilton Coliseum with a 85-81 win.7
7 Louisville LogoLouisvilleLouisville fell short against a very good Maryland team in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.6
8Stanford LogoStanfordCardinal are in a nice rhythm defensively as they had no trouble with CS Bakersfield and UC Davis.10
9 Florida StateSeminoles were outstanding against Minnesota on the road as the Golden Gophers never had a shot all game long.11
10UCLA LogoUCLAUCLA sprinted out to a big lead against Hawaii and didn’t look back in a 72-49 victory on Sunday.13
11 Ohio StateOhio State fell short on the road at Miami as the Buckeyes lost 94-89 to a strong Hurricanes team.8
12Washington Logo WashingtonOffense continues to click on all cylinders for the Huskies as they torched Grand Canyon and Fresno State.14
13OklahomaOklahoma could not get going offensively against Kentucky and Oral Roberts as they lost both games this week.9
14 West Virginia Women's Basketball Top 25West VirginiaWest Virginia grinded out a hard fought win against Ole Miss in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.15
15Miami (FL)Hurricanes get a signature win against Ohio State to give them a very nice infusion of confidence.16
16SyracuseA very nice response by Syracuse against Michigan State as they were excellent defensively against the Spartans.17
17Texas LogoTexasLonghorns have to start breaking through against this tough schedule as they lost to South Carolina and Uconn.12
18KentuckyBig win for the Wildcats over Oklahoma in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge as Kentucky was on fire offensively.21
19DePaul Women's Basketball Top 25DePaulDePaul ran into a buzzsaw against Connecticut as the Huskies blitzed the Blue Demons 91-46.18
20South Florida LogoSouth FloridaBulls are off to a 6-0 start and are in great position to be second in the AAC behind Connecticut again this year.NR
21 Marquette LogoMarquetteGolden Eagles knocked off Western Illinois 77-61, led by Natasha Heideman's triple double.20
22 Colorado LogoColoradoBuffaloes head into their matchup with Colorado State with plenty of momentum as they are 8-0 on the season.22
23 Oregon State Logo
Oregon StateOregon State responds with two solid wins against Idaho and BYU to win the Maui Classic.24
24Michigan LogoMichiganWolverines are playing very well-rounded basketball at both ends of the court and they sit at 7-1 on the season.NR
25 Auburn LogoAuburnA late run by Kansas State was too much for the Tigers to overcome in a 71-66 loss to the Wildcats.19