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UConn remains No. 1 in AP women's hoops poll

Tony Bozzella didn't want Seton Hall to just be a one-hit wonder.

After one of the most successful seasons in school history last year, Bozzella has the Pirates off to their best start in 26 years, winning their first seven games. Buoyed by that success, the Pirates have found their way back into the Top 25 for the second straight season, entering the poll at No. 22 on Monday.

"It's really the culmination, I wanted to build a program when we took over at Seton Hall," Bozzella said. "We won 20 games our first year and did a Sweet 16 of the NIT. We wanted to improve on that and we did."

The Pirates finished last season 28-6, losing in the first round...