Indiana women's basketball moves to No. 2 in national rankings

Indiana women's basketball is almost all the way to the top.

The Hoosiers moved up two places to No. 2 in Monday's Associated Press poll. They jumped undefeated LSU after posting their 10th straight victory, over Purdue in a sold-out Mackey Arena.

Undefeated South Carolina, which beat perennial contender Connecticut over the weekend, remained No. 1. Stanford, which had been No. 2, fell four places after losing to Washington.

IU gets an immediate challenge when it hosts No. 5 Iowa on Thursday night.

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