Head coach Kim Mulkey and point guard Odyssey Sims of the top-ranked Lady Bears, discuss what play to run.
Nov. 14, 2011
WACO, Texas - On the heels of head coach Kim Mulkey's 300th career victory, the Baylor Lady Bears remain at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll. It marks Baylor's eighth week at No. 1 in the regular season AP Poll, as it spent seven weeks at the top spot last season.
Baylor gained two more first place votes from the preseason poll, receiving 35 of the 40 first place ballots in the first regular season poll released on Monday. The Lady Bears won two Preseason WNIT games by an average of 57 points over the weekend and will host No. 22 UCLA on Thursday in the event's semifinals.
Receiving four first-place votes is No. 2 Notre Dame, a possible BU opponent on Sunday if both teams advance to the WNIT championship game.
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' 2011-12 women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses:
1. Baylor (35)
2. Notre Dame (4)
6. Texas A&M (1)
11. Penn State
21. Florida State
19. North Carolina
23. Southern Cal
24. Ohio State
25. Texas Tech
Others receiving votes: Texas 61, Green Bay 44, Gonzaga 39, Michigan State 24, Georgia Tech 22, Kansas State 16, St. John's 15, Xavier 15, Iowa 12, Iowa State 9, Temple 7, Marist 7, Arkansas 6, Vanderbilt 6, California 3, Dayton 3, Delaware 2, UNLV 1.