Buffs Down One To No. 12 In AP, Hold Steady In Coaches
BOULDER - Following its first loss of the season Colorado slipped one spot to No. 12 in the seventh Associated Press Women's Basketball Top 25 Poll released on Monday.
Colorado, 9-1 overall, received 467 points, down from 517 last week. The Buffaloes have been ranked in 22 consecutive AP polls, their longest run since appearing in 27 straight from Jan. 22, 2001 through the final poll of the 2001-02 season.
Colorado has a long history of rankings in the AP poll, dating back to the 1980-81 season. This ranking marks the 180th time Colorado has appeared in the AP poll, which is the third-most in the Pac-12 Conference, trailing only Stanford and USC. .
Colorado remained at No. 14 in the USA Today Sports Coaches poll released on Tuesday. The Buffaloes' point total went down slightly, from 372 to 364
Colorado currently has five ranked teams on its schedule, three of which were preseason No. 10 picks. Stanford is No 4 in both polls, Louisville is No. 7 in both, Iowa is No. 21 in the AP and No. 25 in the coaches, California is No. 22 in the coaches, No. 23 in the AP. Arizona State debuted this week at No. 25 in the AP poll and is receiving votes in the coaches poll..
Colorado returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 29, by hosting Southern Utah at 2 p.m. at the Coors Events Center.