Utah Women’s Basketball Climb Up AP Top 25 After Impressive Takedown Of USC

Jan 22, 2024, 10:52 AM

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah women’s basketball (13-5, 3-3 in conference play) moved up to No. 16 in the AP Top 25 after an impressive takedown of USC last week.

The latest AP Top 25 poll was released on Monday, January 22.

Utah women’s basketball opened the season ranked No. 5. It was the highest AP Top 25 preseason ranking in program history and the first time since 2005 that the Utes were ranked to begin a season.

Where Utah Women’s Basketball Fell In Week 12 AP Top 25: January 22, 2024

  1. South Carolina Gamecocks (17-0) SEC
  2. UCLA Bruins (15-1) Pac-12
  3. Colorado Buffaloes (16-2) Pac-12
  4. Kansas State (18-1) Big 12
  5. Iowa Hawkeyes (18-2) Big Ten
  6. Stanford Cardinal (17-2) Pac-12
  7. North Carolina State (16-2) ACC
  8. UConn Huskies (16-3) Big East
  9. LSU (18-2) SEC
  10. Texas Longhorns (18-2) Big 12
  11. USC Trojans (13-3) Pac-12
  12. Ohio State (15-3) Big 10
  13. Baylor Bears (15-2) Big 12
  14. Indiana Hoosiers (16-2) Big 10
  15. Notre Dame (14-3) ACC
  16. Utah Utes (13-5) Pac-12
  17. Gonzaga Bulldogs (18-2) WCC
  18. Louisville Cardinals (16-3) ACC
  19. Virgina Tech (14-4) ACC
  20. North Carolina (14-5) ACC
  21. Creighton Blue Jays (14-3) Big East
  22. Syracuse Orange (16-2) ACC
  23. Florida State (14-6) ACC
  24. West Virginia (16-2) Big 12
  25. Oregon State (15-3) Pac-12

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Utah finishes up hosting the SoCal schools on Monday, January 22. The Utes will host No. 2 UCLA at 5:00 pm MT. That game will air on ESPN2.

The Utes will then be on the road starting Friday, January 26 at Oregon. Utah and the Ducks tip off at 8:00 pm MT. That game will air on Pac-12 Networks.

Utah will wrap up their road trip at No. 25 Oregon State on Sunday, January 28. Tipoff is set for 1:00 pm MT and can also be viewed on Pac-12 Networks.

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Michelle Bodkin is the Utah Utes Insider for KSLsports.com and host of both the Crimson Corner Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and The Saturday Show (Saturday from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.) on The KSL Sports Zone. Follow her on XInstagram, and Threads: @BodkinKSLsports

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