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UConn remains No. 1 after passing stiff test from Notre Dame

UConn passed its first major test of the season to stay No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.

The Huskies (7-0) trailed No. 3 Notre Dame by 11 points in the fourth quarter before rallying for an 80-71 victory on Sunday. UConn remained the unanimous top team from the 32-member national media panel Monday.

Texas, Notre Dame, Louisville and South Carolina follow the Huskies as the top five teams were unchanged.

Mississippi State, UCLA, Baylor, Oregon and West Virginia round out the top 10.

Ohio State, which lost to No. 14 Duke, dropped four spots in the poll to 12th.

Green Bay entered the Top 25 for the first time this season at No. 23,...

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