Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 28, 2014

WVU women 20th in new AP poll


Associated Press

— The West Virginia University women's basketball team dropped from 18th to 20th in the new Associated Press Top 25 poll released on Monday. The Mountaineers play No. 24 Iowa State on Wednesday evening in Morgantown.

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The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 26, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

    Record    Pts    Prv

 1. UConn (36)    21-0    900    1

 2. Notre Dame    18-0    852    2

 3. Duke    20-1    819    3

 4. Stanford    18-1    811    4

 5. Louisville    20-1    758    5

 6. North Carolina    17-3    688    7

 7. South Carolina    18-2    656    10

 8. Maryland    16-2    638    6

 9. Baylor    16-3    617    12

10. Tennessee    16-4    565    11

11. Oklahoma St.    17-2    550    8

12. Penn St.    15-4    485    13

13. Kentucky    16-4    471    9

14. LSU    16-4    397    15

15. Arizona St.    17-3    389    14

16. Vanderbilt    16-4    351    16

17. Texas A&M    16-5    302    17

18. NC State    18-3    261    23

19. Purdue    14-5    234    22

20. West Virginia    17-3    219    18

21. California    14-5    140    19

22. Gonzaga    18-3    123    25

23. Florida St.    15-5    102    24

23. Iowa St.    15-4    102    20

25. Middle Tennessee    17-3    84    —

Others receiving votes: Nebraska 63, Rutgers 27, Michigan St. 23, Southern Cal 18, St. John’s 14, San Diego 7, Oklahoma 6, Syracuse 6, Wichita St. 5, Saint Joseph’s 4, Bowling Green 3, Chattanooga 2, DePaul 2, Iowa 2, Michigan 2, Georgia Tech 1, Texas 1.