2/25 Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1Baylor LogoBaylorBaylor cruised past Kansas and methodically took care of Iowa State 73-60 on Saturday in Ames.1
2Connecticut LogoConnecticutUConn is in a nice groove right now as they have won seven straight games and blew out Memphis and Tulsa.3
3Notre Dame LogoNotre DameNotre Dame was dominant this week as they beat NC State by 23 and Duke by 28 points.4
4Louisville LogoLouisvilleCardinals bounced back from the Miami loss in a big way as they had little trouble with Virginia and Boston College.5
5Mississippi State LogoMississippi StateTeaira McCowan's 23 points propelled Mississippi State to a 86-70 win over Vanderbilt to wrap up a 2-0 week.6
6Oregon LogoOregonDucks went 1-2 this week, dropping tough ones at Oregon State and to UCLA and will need Ruthy Hebard to get healthy.2
7Oregon State LogoOregon StateBeavers take care of business this week as they beat Oregon, USC, and UCLA at home in tough grind it out fashion.9
8Stanford LogoStanfordAlanna Smith and Kianna Williams led Stanford to a dominant 71-50 win over Arizona State for their fourth win in a row.14
9Maryland LogoMarylandKaila Charles hit a buzzer beater on Thursday night to send Maryland to a 71-69 win over a tough Minnesota team.13
10 Iowa LogoIowaIowa controlled the majority of the game at Indiana but the Hawkeyes weren't able to finish in a 75-73 loss to the Hoosiers.8
11 North Carolina State LogoNC StateWolfpack went 2-1 this week as they beat North Carolina and Wake Forest, but lost to Notre Dame.10
12Miami LogoMiami (FL)It was a week of mixed results for Miami as they lost at Virginia Tech 73-65 on Thursday night and beat Florida State on Sunday.7
13 Marquette LogoMarquetteCold shooting cost Marquette in a loss to Butler but the Golden Eagles recovered to beat Xavier 79-53.11
14 Kentucky LogoKentuckyRhyne Howard, Taylor Murray and Maci Murray all scored in double figures to lead Kentucky to a win at South Carolina.17
15 Gonzaga LogoGonzagaBulldogs pick up a sweep of their two games with solid road wins over Santa Clara and USF to improve to 25-3 on the year.16
16 South Carolina LogoSouth CarolinaBianca Cuevas-Moore scored 28 points to lead South Carolina to a 82-67 win at Tennessee to salvage a split this week.12
17Texas Logo TexasJoyner Holmes scored 20 points to propel Texas to a 81-57 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. A trip to Waco is next up.18
18 Syracuse LogoSyracuseEmily Engstler's 17 points ignited Syracuse to a 90-63 blowout win over Pittsburgh in their lone game of the week.20
19Rice LogoRiceNancy Mulkey scored 24 points to lead Rice to a 69-47 win over North Texas to clinch the CUSA title for the Owls.21
20Arizona State LogoArizona StateSun Devils dropped a pair of games in the Bay Area against Cal and Stanford and will host the Oregon schools next week.15
21Drake LogoDrakeDrake cruised past Evansville and Indiana State this week to improve their record to 21-5 on the year.24
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Iowa StateCyclones pick up a split this week as they had little trouble in a 91-70 win over Oklahoma and lost at home to Baylor.22
23DePaul LogoDePaulBlue Demons have picked up their play in the second half of Big East conference play as they have won six in a row.NR
24Florida State LogoFlorida StateSeminoles drop the rivalry game at Miami 64-54 as they just couldn't get anything going at the offensive end of the court.23
25 South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateJackrabbits win the rematch against South Dakota 82-78 in double overtime to take control of the Summit League race.NR