OU WBB moves up in AP Poll after wins to open Big 12 schedule

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The Oklahoma Sooners got off to a good start in league play, beating Kansas and TCU, and moved up the rankings in this week’s AP Top 25 Women’s Basketball Poll.

OU (11-3 2-0 Big 12) moved up four spot and is tied with California for No. 20 in the latest ranking.

Five Big 12 teams are listed in the Top 25, led by Baylor (13-1) at No. 2

And until Connecticut loses – which may be never again – the Huskies remain in atop the poll.

Texas (8-4) is in at No. 15, West Virginia (13-1) dropped to No. 17 following its first loss of the year to Kansas State (11-3), who slid into the poll at No. 25.

Oklahoma State also received votes this week.

Complete poll:

1 Connecticut 13-0 825 1
2 Baylor 13-1 781 3
3 Maryland 13-1 739 4
4 Mississippi State 15-0 714 5
5 South Carolina 11-1 691 6
6 Florida State 13-1 654 7
7 Notre Dame 12-2 651 2
8 Louisville 3-2 610 8
9 UCLA 11-2 551 10
10 Stanford 12-2 497 13
11 Ohio State 12-4 440 14
12 Washington 14-2 418 9
13 Duke 12-1 415 15
14 Miami (FL) 11-2 405 11
15 Texas 8-4 324 16
16 Oregon State 13-1 304 22
17 West Virginia 13-1 289 12
18 Virginia Tech 13-0 282 19
19 Arizona State 10-3 256 18
20-t Oklahoma 11-3 160 24
20-t California 13-1 160 21
22 South Florida 11-1 146 23
23 DePaul 10-4 88 NR
24 Kentucky 9-5 71 17
25 Kansas State 11-3 54 NR

Others receiving votes: Tennessee 42, Colorado 38, Syracuse 37, North Carolina State 26, Texas A&M 11, Utah 10, Mississippi 6, Green Bay 5, Michigan 5, Southern Cal 5, Boise State 5, Northwestern 4, Marquette 3, Oklahoma State 2, Georgia Tech 1.