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Doug Feinberg | The Associated Press | December 30, 2013

Stability at top of AP poll

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With a light week because of the holiday, there wasn't much change in The Associated Press women's poll.

UConn continued its unanimous run atop the Top 25 on Monday after opening up American Athletic Conference play with a victory against Cincinnati.

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Notre Dame remained second after surviving a tough game at Oregon State. Duke, Stanford and Tennessee rounded out the first five.

The Lady Vols are followed by Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Baylor and North Carolina.

In all, the Top 20 teams stayed the same from the previous week. Florida State and Iowa flopped places at 21 and 22. Arizona State moved up one spot breaking its tie with Oklahoma for 25th.

CONFERENCE PLAY: With the turn of the calendar comes the beginning of conference play. The Big East, AAC, WCC and a few others got started this past weekend. This week really starts getting into the heart of it. The SEC has a really good one on tap with LSU visiting Tennessee.

NON-CONFERENCE THRILLER: Not everyone is done with non-conference play as No. 24 Arizona State will host 20th-ranked Syracuse on Monday night. The two teams have put together great seasons so far and this will provide a good test for both. Each has one loss with the Orange falling at Iowa and the Sun Devils losing at San Diego.

UNBEATENS: There are still seven teams that have yet to lose a game this season, including the four ranked ones with UConn, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State and Iowa State. The two Big 12 schools face off next week so someone won't be undefeated after that game. Then there are the three schools on the cusp of the Top 25 with Arkansas, San Diego and Indiana still unbeaten. All three will be put to the test on Thursday with the Lady Razorbacks opening up conference play against South Carolina. The Toreros host Saint Mary's, which knocked off Gonzaga and Indiana welcomes No. 22 Iowa.

On the other end of the spectrum, only three teams remain winless, with UMass-Lowell, Prairie View and New Orleans still looking for a first victory.

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