Women's College Basketball

               === Baylor remains No. 1 in women's hoops poll ===
 New  York,  NY (Sports Network)  - Baylor kept  a firm hold  at the top of the
 Associated Press women's college basketball poll.
 The  Lady Bears are the top-ranked team for the fifth straight week, receiving
 37  first-place votes and  a total of 997 points from a nationwide media panel
 for the second week in a row.
 Notre Dame remained second and Connecticut again held onto the third spot. The
 Huskies  picked  up the remaining  three first-place votes. Stanford, Duke and
 California kept their places from fourth through sixth.
 Maryland  moved up three spots to seventh, followed by Penn State, Georgia and
 Kentucky.  Georgia vaulted four places from 13th after a 75-71 win at Kentucky
 on Sunday. The Wildcats slipped two places from eighth.
 The  second 10  consists of  Louisville, Tennessee,  Purdue, Texas  A&M, South
 Carolina,  North Carolina, UCLA, Dayton, Florida State and Delaware. Tennessee
 was  ninth and  lost twice in three  games last week, falling to Notre Dame on
 Monday and at Missouri on Sunday.
 Colorado,  Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Syracuse and Iowa State are the last five
 teams  ranked this week.  Syracuse, ranked for the first time in two years, is
 the lone newcomer, replacing Iowa.
 02/04 13:19:00 ET

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