North Carolina led the final AP women's basketball poll, receiving all 46 first-place votes from a national media panel.
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.
Bowling Green joined The Associated Press women's basketball poll at No. 24, the Falcons' first appearance in 12 years.
North Carolina returned to the top of The Associated Press women's basketball poll, just two weeks after surrendering the program's first No. 1 ranking.
Tennessee made its 500th appearance in The Associated Press women's basketball poll, the first school to reach that figure. Duke, meanwhile, tightened its grip on No. 1.
Duke chopped a couple points off Tennessee's lead and North Carolina bumped LSU from the No. 3 spot it had held all season in The AP women's basketball poll.
BYU and George Washington joined the AP Top 25 poll.
The Lady Vols led the AP poll for the fifth straight week after defeating two more ranked opponents -- the 101st time Tennessee has been No. 1.
Even after three more decisive victories, Duke is barely hanging on at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. Second-ranked Tennessee just won't let up.