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Gonzaga Women Hold #20 Spot in AP Poll

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Written By Gonzaga University Athletics

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University women's basketball team stood firm at No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll that was released Monday.

The Bulldogs received 41 extra points in this week's poll for a total of 235.

In their No. 20 spot, the Zags are behind LSU (No. 19; 274 points) and ahead of the University of Nebraska (No. 21; 202 points).

The University of Connecticut continues to lead the poll with all 36 first-place votes and 900 points total. The University of Notre Dame and Duke University round out the top three.

Gonzaga improved its record to 22-3 overall and 12-1 in the West Coast Conference with two wins this past week. The Bulldogs defeated Pepperdine University 86-51 and defeated Loyola Marymount University 88-51.

AP Top 25

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1

Connecticut (36)

25-0

900

2

Notre Dame

23-0

864

3

Duke

22-2

811

4

Louisville

23-2

758

5

South Carolina

22-2

739

6

Stanford

22-2

737

7

Baylor

20-3

710

8

Tennessee

19-4

659

9

Maryland

19-4

604

10

North Carolina State

21-3

541

11

Penn State

18-5

525

12

Oklahoma State

19-4

452

13

West Virginia

20-3

448

14

Texas A&M

18-6

380

15

Arizona State

20-4

359

16

Vanderbilt

17-5

355

17

North Carolina

17-6

317

18

Kentucky

17-6

298

19

LSU

18-6

274

20

Gonzaga

22-3

235

21

Nebraska

17-5

202

22

California

16-7

118

23

Purdue

17-7

113

24

St. John's

18-5

69

25

Michigan State

16-8

61

  • Others receiving votes: Middle Tennessee 32, Rutgers 31, Wichita State 29, Iowa 14, Texas 12, Oklahoma 12, Chattanooga 10, DePaul 9, Bowling Green 5, Florida State 5, Florida 3, Georgia Tech 3, James Madison 3, Michigan 2, Syracuse 1
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