Four @ACCWBB Teams Ranked in the Preseason USA Today Top 25

Four @ACCWBB Teams Ranked in the Preseason USA Today Top 25

Tuesday October 29, 2013

 

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The USA Today Sports Top 25 preseason women’s basketball coaches poll has been released, and the ACC leads all conferences with four teams ranked in the top 11. Duke is the highest ranked ACC team at No. 2, while Maryland is ranked No. 6, Notre Dame No. 7 and North Carolina No. 11.

ACC Teams receiving votes include Georgia Tech, Florida State and Syracuse.

The 2013-14 women’s basketball season tips off on Friday, Nov. 8 with nine ACC teams in action.

For more information on ACC women’s basketball, visit theACC.com and be sure to follow the league on Twitter: @ACCWBB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Rank School (record) Points Final 2012-13 rank First-place votes
1 Connecticut (35-4) 799 1 31
2 Duke (33-3) 735 6 0
3 Stanford (33-3) 714 7 0
4 Tennessee (27-8) 663 9 1
5 Louisville (29-9) 631 3 0
6 Maryland (26-8) 630 11 0
7 Notre Dame (35-2) 624 2 0
8 Kentucky (30-6) 621 8 0
9 California (32-4) 490 5 0
10 Baylor (34-2) 407 4 0
11 North Carolina (29-7) 387 19 0
12 Nebraska (25-9) 381 18 0
13 Texas A&M (25-10) 368 14 0
14 Oklahoma (24-11) 354 23 0
15 Penn State (26-6) 313 12 0
16 Dayton (28-3) 307 16 (tie) 0
17 LSU (22-12) 276 21 0
18 Michigan State (25-9) 185 not ranked 0
19 Colorado (25-7) 172 not ranked 0
20 Iowa State (24-9) 163 22 0
21 South Carolina (25-8) 158 16 (tie) 0
22 Georgia (28-7) 152 10 0
23 Purdue (25-9) 129 20 0
24 Oklahoma State (22-11) 127 not ranked 0
25 UCLA (26-8) 114 15 0

 

Others receiving votes: Vanderbilt (21-12) 99; Gonzaga (27-6) 68; DePaul (21-12) 54; West Virginia (17-14) 53; South Florida (22-11) 37; Georgia Tech (14-16) 34; Kansas (20-14) 32; Florida State (23-10) 18; Wisconsin-Green Bay (29-3) 18; Marist (26-7) 17; Rutgers (16-14) 11; Creighton (25-8) 10; Saint Mary’s (23-11) 8; Syracuse (24-8) 8; Middle Tennessee (25-8) 6; Toledo (29-4) 6; Iowa (21-13) 4; Quinnipiac (30-3) 4; San Diego (22-10) 4; Delaware (32-4) 2; Minnesota (18-14) 2; Brigham Young (23-11) 1; Florida (22-15) 1; Pacific (27-8) 1; Southern Methodist (21-10) 1; St. John‘s (18-13) 1.