UConn stays at No. 3 in AP poll

By Carl Adamec

The University of Connecticut remained at No. 3 in the Associated Press women’s basketball poll released Monday.

The top four, actually, stayed the same. Baylor received 34-of-40 first-place votes and was No. 1 for the second straight week. Second-ranked Notre Dame got one first-place vote and 948 points while the Huskies received two first-place votes and 914 points. Duke, the only unbeaten team in the country, was fourth with three first-place votes and 907 points. Kentucky moved up one spot to round out the top five.

After three volatile weeks, there’s a little stability at least at the top of weekly Adamec Top 10.

1. Baylor (14-1). Defending national champion Bears making it look easy in Big 12 play.

2. Notre Dame (14-1). After surviving overtime against South Florida, Irish rout Rutgers.

3. UConn (14-1). The Huskies hope ankle injuries to Bria Hartley and Breanna Stewart aren’t long-term issues.

4. Duke (15-0). There are some good teams in the ACC but the Blue Devils haven’t played any of them yet.

5. Kentucky (15-1). Wildcats slip by Texas A&M and then hammer Missouri.

6. Penn State (13-2). Lady Lions wallop a decent Nebraska team by 22.

7. Stanford (14-2). Cardinal split home-and-home with California-Berkeley with both winning on road.

8. California (13-2). Bears win at Maples Pavilion and end Stanford’s 81-game Pac 12 winning streak

9. Tennessee (13-3). Lady Vols escape Gainesville with an overtime win.

10. Oklahoma (14-2). Coach Sherri Coale doing masterful job with injury-plagued Sooners.




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todd  was  not  the  best  .....  but  my  memories  are  of him  pretty  positive  he  had  inherited  a  jets  team  that  was  abysma1  and  rep1acing  joe  Namath  wasn't  any  sma11  feat  he  did  get  a  bad  rap  some  of  his  best  games  ended  in  defeat  but  it was  how  he  p1ayed  i11 a1ways  remember  in  1977  the  jets  near1y  missed  beating  the  stee1ers  with  todd    near1y  eakin  out  a  victory 23  to  20  he hooked  up  many  times  with  wonderfu1  wes1y  wa1ker  we  had  a  banner  yr  in  78  then  in  wk  3    todd  sustained  a  broken  c1avec1e    against  Washington  and  we  1ost  23  to  3  todd  was  a  gun s1inger  he  had  an  arm but  consider  the  way  the  defenses  p1ayed  back  then  and  back  then  it  wasn't  the  west  coast  as  it  is  now it  was  pure  footba11  basics  s1ing  the  ba11  it  wasn't  as  much  about  game  management  as  it  is  now  ,todd  was  a  good  qb   not  great  but  he  had  a  1ot  to   prove  rep1acing  joe  wi11ie  and  that' was  hard to  do  and  as  an  a1abama  fan   I  1iked him  cuz  he  came  from  the  same  schoo1  as  Namath todd  got  a  bad  rap  for  not  winning  the  crucia1  games  a1though  e  had  success  against  in  the  strike  shortened 82  season  .beating  the  benga1s  and  raiders  on1y  to  1ose  in  miam1  due  to  poor  groundskeeping   making  our  recievers  unab1e  to  get  an  advantage  on  ther breaks  and  cuts  think  about  this  ..the  fina1  score  was  14  to  0  meaning  it  was  a  defensive  gamep1ay  that  on  dry  fei1d    think  the  jets  wou1d  have  had  more  points  and  todd  throws for  300  yrds  and  maybe  1  int  ...in  c1osing I  be1ieve  he  deserves  more  credit  than  what  he  got