Notre Dame women finish at No. 2 in women's poll

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Notre Dame has finished No. 2 in the women's college basketball poll for the second consecutive season.

The undefeated Irish along with the Huskies of UConn became the 13th and 14th teams to enter the NCAA tournament unbeaten. The tournament field will be announced Monday night.

Connecticut finished No. 1 for a record 11th time, receiving all 36 first-place votes Monday in The Associated Press Top 25. They were No. 1 all season long, marking the fifth time they were the top-ranked team for the entire year.

Tennessee finished third, Louisville fourth and Baylor fifth.

Southern Cal entered at No. 25, the school's first appearance since 2011 while Bowling Green dropped out.

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