Five ACC Teams Ranked in the Preseason USA Today Top 25

The ACC leads all leagues with three teams in the top 10

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The USA Today Sports Preseason Top 25 women’s basketball coaches poll has been released, and the ACC has five teams ranked in the Top 25, including three in the top 10 – the most of any league. Notre Dame is the highest ranked ACC at No. 3, while Florida State is ranked No. 7, Louisville No. 8, Duke No. 12 and North Carolina No. 20. 

ACC teams receiving votes include Syracuse, Miami and Virginia

The 2015-16 women’s basketball season tips off on Friday, Nov. 13 with 12 ACC teams in action.

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  Rank        School (last season’s record)          
  1.              Connecticut (38-1)                               
  2.              South Carolina (34-3)                           
  3.              Notre Dame (36-3)                                
  4.              Tennessee (30-6)                                  
  5.              Baylor (33-4)                                                                                
  6.              Maryland (34-3)                                     
  7.              Florida State (32-5)                               
  8.              Louisville (27-7)                                     
  9.              Oregon State (27-5)                              
  10.            Ohio State (24-11)                                 
  11.            Texas (24-11)                                           
  12.            Duke (23-11)                                            
  13.            Mississippi State (27-7)                       
  14.            Stanford (26-10)                                     
  15.            Arizona State (29-6)                              
  16.            Texas A&M (23-10)                               
  17.            Kentucky (24-10)                                   
  18.            Oklahoma (21-12)                                  
  19.            South Florida (27-8)                              
  20.            North Carolina (26-9)                           
  21.            George Washington (29-4)                
  22.            DePaul (27-8)                                          
  23.            Iowa (26-8)                                               
  24.            Northwestern (23-9)                            
  25.            Princeton (31-1)                                     
     

Others receiving votes: Michigan State (16-15) 79; Dayton (28-7) 76; Florida Gulf Coast (31-3) 68; Gonzaga (26-8) 63; Rutgers (23-10) 44; Syracuse (22-10) 42; Chattanooga (29-4) 41; St. John‘s (23-11) 33; California (24-10) 28; UCLA (19-18) 22; Iowa State (18-13) 17; LSU (17-14) 17; Miami (Fla.) (20-13) 11; Nebraska (21-11) 9; Seton Hall (28-6) 8; Middle Tennessee (24-10) 6; Washington (23-10) 4; West Virginia (23-15) 3; Arkansas-Little Rock (29-5) 2; Villanova (22-14) 2; Virginia (17-14) 2; Albany (24-9) 1; Arkansas State (24-11) 1; Brigham Young (23-10) 1; James Madison (29-4) 1; Wisconsin-Green Bay (28-5) 1.