Gonzaga remains No. 1, and UAB moves to No. 2, but Ohio, Central Michigan, Buffalo and Toledo give the poll plenty of Mid-American flavor.
Gonzaga is the new No. 1 team in espnW's mid-major top 10. Central Michigan, South Dakota, UAB and Ohio round out the top five.
Rennia Davis scored 18 points, Evina Westbrook added 16 and Kasiyanha Kushkituah had 13 as No. 11 Tennessee rallied from a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit before winning 73-69 in overtime over UAB on Saturday.
Tashia Brown scored seven of her 25 points in less than two minutes and Western Kentucky went on to claim its 20th NCAA Tournament berth with a 72-57 win over UAB in the Conference USA title game on Saturday.