Womhoops Guru

Mel Greenberg covered college and professional women’s basketball for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked for 40 plus years. Greenberg pioneered national coverage of the game, including the original Top 25 women's college poll. His knowledge has earned him nicknames such as "The Guru" and "The Godfather," as well as induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Guru's AP WBB Poll Week No. 700 Celebration: Total Top 5's

By Mel Greenberg

Here's a look at every time that landed in the Top 5 and number of times:

Tennessee 464
Connecticut 362
Louisiana Tech 279
Stanford 236
Texas 172
Duke 168
Georgia 145
Old Dominion 132
Notre Dame 123
North Caro. 109
Maryland 105
Baylor 101
Southern Cal 74
LSU 73
Auburn 69
Long Beach St. 60
Virginia 57
Iowa 54
Rutgers 50
Vanderbilt 45
South Carolina 44
Penn St. 43
Oklahoma 42
Steph. F. Austin 42
Purdue 38
Ohio St. 37
North Caro. St. 34
Cheyney 25
Wayland Baptist 23
Colorado 22
Delta St. 22
Texas Tech 22
Louisville 19
Mississippi U. 19
Texas A&M 17
La.-Monroe 16
UCLA 16
Kansas St. 15
Xavier 14
UNLV 13
Kansas 11
Immaculata 10
Kentucky 10
Western Ky. 10
Iowa St. 9
Alabama 8
Cal-St. Fullerton 7
Nebraska 7
California 6
Colorado St. 5
Washington 5
Montclair St. 3
Wisconsin 2
Florida 1
Illinois 1
Miami 1
St. Joseph's 1
Tennessee Tech 1
West Virginia 1