1/14 Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1Notre Dame LogoNotre DameNotre Dame survived a stiff test from Louisville and then dominated Wake Forest on Sunday 78-48.1
2Louisville LogoLouisvilleCardinals got off to a good start against Notre Dame, but were worn down in the fourth quarter.2
3Oregon LogoOregonThe Ducks were absolutely dominant down in Los Angeles as they blew out USC and UCLA.3
4Baylor LogoBaylorBaylor picked up two methodical wins over Kansas State and TCU this week to take early control of the Big 12 race.4
5Connecticut LogoConnecticutHuskies have gotten back in rhythm as they had no problems with Cincinnati and USF.7
6Stanford LogoStanfordStanford held off Arizona State 72-65 and then crushed Arizona to complete the sweep in the desert.6
7Mississippi State LogoMississippi StateMSU outlasted Georgia 80-71 in their lone game of the week. The defense will need to be better moving forward.5
8North Carolina State LogoNC StateWolfpack are 17-0 on the season as they swept Pittsburgh and Virginia thanks to stifling defense.8
9Oregon State LogoOregon StateOSU put the hammer down in the third quarter on Sunday at USC to pull away and secure a sweep of the LA schools.9
10Maryland LogoMarylandTerrapins have won three straight games as they won at Nebraska and held serve at home against Michigan.10
11Texas LogoTexasSug Sutton's double-double was enough to push Texas past Iowa State, 64-62, in a critical Big 12 road contest.11
12Syracuse LogoSyracuseTiana Mangakahia's 34 points propelled Syracuse to a 90-77 win over North Carolina.12
13 Marquette LogoMarquetteMarquette swept Villanova and Georgetown as they continue to take control of the Big East.14
14 Gonzaga LogoGonzagaZykera Rice and Laura Stockton combined for 47 points to lead Gonzaga to a 97-71 win over Portland on Saturday.15
15Tennessee LogoTennesseeLady Vols dropped two more close calls against Kentucky and Georgia as the heat on Holly Warlick is rising a bit.13
16South Carolina LogoSouth CarolinaSouth Carolina put together two complete performances this week as they routed Florida and LSU.18
17Michigan State LogoMichigan StateThe Spartans get back on track with a strong, emphatic win over Minnesota 86-68.17
18 Kentucky LogoKentuckyKentucky grinded out a win at Tennessee but then struggled mightily on offense against Ole Miss in a 55-49 loss.16
19 Rutgers LogoRutgersCiani Cryor and Charise Wilson hit 6-of-9 from behind the three-point arc to lead Rutgers to a 62-56 win at Nebraska.NR
20Central Michigan LogoCentral MichiganChippewas have won four straight games as they had no problem against Ohio and Northern Illinois.NR
21Iowa LogoIowaHawkeyes got a solid win against Wisconsin, but couldn't finish the deal at Purdue in a 62-57 loss.19
22 Minnesota Logo
MinnesotaDefense let the Golden Gophers down in a 86-68 loss against Michigan State in East Lansing. Iowa is next up.20
23Arizona State LogoArizona StateSun Devils survive a tough weekend against the Bay Area schools by narrowly beating Cal after losing to Stanford.23
24Texas A&M LogoTexas A&MAggies picked up a couple of wins over Vanderbilt and Alabama to get some needed confidence in SEC play.NR
25Iowa State Logo Iowa StateCyclones split their two games this week as they beat TCU and lost a close one to Texas.24