CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — The streak is over for the Illinois women’s basketball team. The Illini (14-3, 4-2 B1G) are in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday for the first time since 2000, a streak more than 8,000 days in the making. Illinois lands at No. 24 in head coach Shauna Green’s first season in Orange and Blue, leaving her mark in just a few short months on the job.

RANKTEAMTRENDTHIS WEEKPOINTS
1South Carolina (16-0)Southeastern Women@ Mississippi State W 58-51700 (28)
2Stanford (16-1)Pacific 12 Women@ California W 60-56671
3Ohio State (17-0)Big Ten Womenvs Illinois W 87-81645
4UConn (13-2)Big East Women1@ Xavier W 73-37587
5LSU (16-0)Southeastern Women2@ Kentucky W 67-48582
6Indiana (14-1)Big Ten Women@ Northwestern W 72-50574
7Notre Dame (12-2)Atlantic Coast Women3@ North Carolina L 60-50542
8UCLA (14-2)Pacific 12 Women4vs USC W 61-60457
9Maryland (13-3)Big Ten Women4vs Michigan State W 94-85437
10Utah (14-1)Pacific 12 Women2@ Colorado L 77-67427
11North Carolina State (13-3)Atlantic Coast Women1vs Virginia W 87-62370
12Iowa (12-4)Big Ten Women4@ Michigan W 94-85352
13Virginia Tech (13-3)Atlantic Coast Women4@ Miami (FL) L 77-66342
14Arizona (14-2)Pacific 12 Women1vs Oregon W 79-71341
15Iowa State (10-3)Big 12 Women4@ Oklahoma L 82-79307
16Duke (14-1)Atlantic Coast Women3@ Wake Forest W 60-50281
17Michigan (13-3)Big Ten Women3vs Iowa L 94-85261
18Baylor (12-3)Big 12 Women5@ Kansas W 75-62253
19Oklahoma (12-2)Big 12 Women2vs Iowa State W 82-79212
20Gonzaga (16-2)West Coast Womenvs Santa Clara W 78-61197
21Oregon (12-4)Pacific 12 Women3@ Arizona L 79-71144
22North Carolina (10-5)Atlantic Coast Womenvs Notre Dame W 60-50126
23Kansas (12-2)Big 12 Women2vs Baylor L 75-6299
24Illinois (14-3)Big Ten Women@ Ohio State L 87-8142
25Villanova (14-3)Big East Womenvs Butler W 68-5835

Others receiving votes:

Arkansas 33, Middle Tennessee 27, St. John’s 22, Miami (FL) 10, South Florida 6, Florida State 5, Seton Hall 5, Creighton 5, Colorado 2, Louisville 1