CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – The University of Miami Women’s Basketball Team continues to climb the NCAA rankings.READ MORE: 'Public Service Is In My DNA': Ousted Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo On His Firing & COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
The lady Canes moved up to No. 16 in both the AP Top 25 Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll.
That’s a five place improvement in the AP Poll and a four place improvement in the USA Today Poll.
This marks the first time since the end of the 2011-12 season that the Hurricanes have been in the top 20 in both polls.
Miami (17-2, 5-1 ACC) has risen 12 spots in the AP Poll and 11 in the USA Today poll over the past two weeks. The Canes have gone 4-0 during that span.READ MORE: Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Transferred To Broward Jail
According to the new polls, the Canes received six top-15 votes. They appeared as high as No. 10 in Monday’s balloting.
Only 14 teams in the country earned at least one top-10 vote.
The Hurricanes have the second-most victories in all of Division I. They are tied for eighth in winning percentage (.895).
Miami’s next game will be a good test. They host No. 14/13 Florida State at the Bank United Center in Coral Gables.MORE NEWS: Community Mourns Loss Of Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino Killed In The Line Of Duty