Blue Devils survive against No. 7 Texas A&M

DURHAM, N.C. --- Jasmine Thomas scored 18 and hit the go-ahead basket with 55 seconds left to lead No. 5 Duke past No. 7 Texas A&M 61-58 on Monday night.

Karima Christmas and Chelsea Gray had 11 points each for the Blue Devils (9-0), who overcame 18 turnovers.

Adaora Elonu scored 15 points and Sydney Carter added 13 for the Aggies (6-1). They shot nearly 34 percent but couldn't convert on three chances in the final minute and fell to 6-21 against top-five teams.


In Ypsilanti, Mich., Julie Wojta scored 20 points and Adrian Ritchie added 13 to lead Wisconsin-Green Bay (8-0).

Connecticut still unanimous no. 1

Connecticut remained the unanimous choice at No. 1, while Michigan State shot up the Top 25.

It is UConn's 48th week in a row atop the poll.

Baylor, Stanford, Xavier and Duke followed UConn for the second consecutive week to round out the first five.

Michigan State made the biggest jump, climbing 10 spots to No. 15 after beating Florida State and Texas. It's one of the biggest leaps in the Top 25 since Rutgers climbed 10 spots in consecutive weeks during the 2004-05 season.

Tennessee, West Virginia, and UCLA rounded out the top 10. Georgetown and North Carolina were 11th and 12th, passing Oklahoma, which fell to 13th after its loss to Ohio State on Sunday.

Kentucky dropped six places to 14th after a blowout loss at Louisville on Sunday.

The Spartans were followed by Iowa State, Florida State, Notre Dame, Iowa, and St. John's.

Texas, Maryland, Wisconsin-Green Bay, DePaul, and Georgia round out the poll.