Monique Oliver had a career-high 21 points and 17 rebounds while April Sykes added 17 points to help Rutgers beat Georgetown (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) 70-53 on Thursday night in the Big East opener for both teams.
Epiphanny Prince scored 25 points and Kia Vaughn had 10 points and eight assists to help Rutgers (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) snap a two-game losing streak and rally past Temple 64-60 on Monday night.
UNC, which has been No. 1 for three of the past five weeks, finished the season atop the poll, with 30 first-place votes for 774 points. Ohio State (28-2) received the other first-place vote and had 731 points.