Villanova moved up two spots to No. 10 in the Associated Press college basketball top 25 poll on Monday.
The Wildcats (8-1) defeated Penn by 65-53 on Wednesday and held off La Salle, 84-81, on Sunday.
Duke remained the unanimous No. 1 in the AP poll, receiving all 65 first-place votes.
The Blue Devils ran their record to 10-0 with easy wins over Bradley and St. Louis.
San Diego State 51, Cal Poly 45 - Malcolm Thomas notched a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds to help the No. 11 Aztecs (11-0) hold off the Mustangs (3-6) in San Diego.
UConn women still tops.Connecticut remained the unanimous choice at No. 1 in the Associated Press women's college basketball top 25 poll.
The Huskies (9-0) have won an NCAA women's basketball-record 87 straight games and got all 40 first-place votes.
UConn will play No. 11 Ohio State (7-1) at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, trying to match the 88 straight victories set by the UCLA men's basketball team in the early 1970s.
DePaul 76, Northwestern 72 - Sam Quigley scored a season-high 23 points to lead the No. 22 Blue Demons (12-1) to their third straight win, over the Wildcats (8-2) in Chicago.
In the area: Forward Lauren Gregg scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Rowan to its fourth straight win, a 64-60 victory over host York.
Players of the week. Villanova guard Corey Stokes and Temple guard Ramone Moore were named Big Five co-players of the week. Stokes averaged 25 points in two games, and Moore led the Owls to an upset of then-No. 9 Georgetown. . . . Gwynedd-Mercy guard Jon Crabtree (Phoenixville) was named the Colonial States Athletic Conference player of the week after leading his team to the championship of the Heritage's Dairy Stores Classic tournament.
St. Joseph's guard Michelle Baker was named the Big Five women's player of the week after averaging 13.5 points in victories against Penn and Villanova. . . . Erica DiClemente (Wissahickon) of Loyola (Maryland) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women's player of the week after scoring 23 points in consecutive games against then-No. 22 Maryland and Mount St. Mary's. . . . Immaculata forward Chelsea McTigue (Villa Maria Academy) was named the Colonial States Athletic Conference women's player of the week after scoring a combined 38 points and grabbing 13 rebounds in two games.