The Women's Preseason Top 25


Wednesday, November 8th 2006, 11:31 am
By: News On 6


The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' preseason women's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2005-06 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last year's final ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Maryland (47) 34-4 1,246 3

2. North Carolina (1) 33-2 1,161 1

3. Oklahoma (2) 31-5 1,148 7

4. Stanford 26-8 1,079 t13

5. Tennessee 31-5 1,072 6

6. Duke 31-4 975 4

7. Ohio St. 29-3 956 2

8. Connecticut 32-5 922 8

9. Georgia 23-9 830 12

10. LSU 31-4 748 5

11. Purdue 26-7 641 11

12. Rutgers 27-5 635 9

13. Arizona St. 25-7 621 15

14. Texas A&M 23-9 618 20

15. Kentucky 22-9 501 _

16. Vanderbilt 21-11 479 _

17. Michigan St. 24-10 280 16

18. New Mexico 22-10 278 24

19. Baylor 26-7 275 10

20. DePaul 27-7 258 t13

21. California 18-12 256 _

22. Southern Cal 19-12 248 _

23. UCLA 21-11 127 21

24. BYU 26-6 126 22

25. Texas 13-15 113 _

Others receiving votes: Washington 91, George Washington 81, Old Dominion 64, Bowling Green 53, St. John's 47, Texas Tech 45, Louisville 41, TCU 38, Boston College 32, N.C. State 25, Louisiana Tech 24, Pittsburgh 18, Virginia 16, Kansas St. 14, Iowa St. 11, Florida 10, Utah 10, South Florida 7, Penn St. 6, Virginia Tech 6, Florida St. 3, Iowa 3, Marquette 3, Rice 3, Xavier 2, Hartford 1, Temple 1, Tulsa 1, Wyoming 1.