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UConn new No. 1 in AP women's basketball poll, passing Irish

UConn is back in a familiar spot, No. 1 in the poll.

The Huskies passed Notre Dame for the top position in The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday, barely edging the Irish by two points. The rivals will face each other on Wednesday in South Bend, Indiana.

Both teams are undefeated and the Huskies are coming off a week where they beat Top 25 teams DePaul and Texas. UConn has four victories over Top 25 opponents while Notre Dame has one.

The Huskies (7-0) had been second in the poll behind the Irish (8-0) for the first few weeks of the season. UConn garnered 18 first place votes from the 33-member national media panel while the Irish received the other 15....