Chattanooga moved ahead of Middle Tennessee (6-4) who was third last week and perennial top mid-major Green Bay (6-2). The Blue Raiders are just one point behind the Lady Mocs in fourth while the Phoenix fell from second to fifth.
In the AP Top 25 Poll, UTC received seven votes while in the USA Today Coaches Poll the Lady Mocs received nine votes.
In the NCAA statistics, Chattanooga is ranked in the Top 50 in eight categories and sub-100 in six others. With a SoCon-leading 1.15 assist-turnover ratio, the Lady Mocs are ranked 15th in the nation and 16th in turnovers per game (13.7) after giving up just five last week against Jacksonville State. Chattanooga is ranked 17th in the win-loss category with a winning percentage of 88.9 percent (8-1).
The Lady Mocs' scoring offense (75.0 ppg) is ranked 22nd in the nation and they outscore opponents by an average 18 points per game, 25th best among all NCAA Division I schools. UTC leads the Southern Conference in 3-point shooting with 7.4 per game and that is 24th in the country.
Chattanooga travels to take on Auburn Wednesday at 7 p.m. Eastern Time at Auburn Arena. The Lady Mocs are 8-1 on the year and 2-0 against the Southeastern Conference with wins over then-20th-ranked Tennessee and on the road at Alabama.
Larry Ward "the Voice of the Lady Mocs" will have the call live on ESPN "The Zone" 105.1 FM or online at GoMocs.com. Live stats and video streaming will also be available at GoMocs.com, the official website of Chattanooga athletics.