Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

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NEW YORK (AP) Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team.

The 21st-ranked Utes entered The AP women's basketball poll Monday for the first time since the final poll of the 2008 season.

"I think it will just put money in the confidence piggy bank a little bit," Roberts said in a phone interview. "They've never gotten too high or low about anything."

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Notre Dame18-1
2 Baylor15-1
3 Connecticut16-1
4 Louisville17-1
5 Oregon17-1
6 Stanford16-1
7 Mississippi State17-1
8 North Carolina State18-0
9 Oregon State15-3
10 Marquette16-3
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Notre Dame18-1
2 Baylor15-1
3 Oregon17-1
4 Stanford16-1
5 Louisville17-1
6 Syracuse15-3
7 North Carolina State18-0
7 Connecticut16-1
9 Mississippi State17-1
10 Gonzaga17-2
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