Jan 15, 2024, 12: 17 PM ET
Iowa moved up to No. 2 and Colorado to No. 3 in the abet of high-ranked South Carolina in The Linked Press Top 25 girls’s basketball ballot after a chaotic week that seen half of of the slay 10 groups lose.
The Gamecocks (15-0), who’re the final unbeaten crew left, routed Missouri of their lone sport final week and got all 36 first-jam votes from the national media panel in Monday’s ballotlaunched hours sooner than South Carolina hosted Kentucky.
Beforehand undefeated UCLA and Baylor both misplaced and fell in the rankings. The Bruins dropped from 2d to fifth and the Bears plummeted from fourth to 12th after shedding to both Kansas and Iowa Voice. The Cyclones entered the ballotat No. 24.
Caitlin Clark and Iowa moved up to 2d after routing then-No. 14 Indiana on Saturday evening. Colorado and NC Voice adopted the Hawkeyes. The Buffaloes are 15-1 for the major time for the reason that 1992-93 season.
USC moved up to sixth after handing the Bruins their first loss of the season.
Kansas Voice shot up five spots to seventh, the Wildcats’ most real looking ranking since they were fifth in the preseason ballotin 2003. Stanford and UConn were subsequent, with the Huskies appealing up four spots to attain to the slay 10 at No. 9. Defending champion LSU seen its nation’s most real looking 16-sport successful sprint discontinue with a loss at Auburn and fell three spots to 10th.
West Virginia dropped out of the ballotafter shedding to Iowa Voice.