2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Rankings – AP Top 25 Preseason

The first NCAA women's basketball preseason poll came out on Saturday and it comes courtesy of the AP. In it, we find the defending champions, the Baylor Lady Bears, on top of the poll.

AP PollOur UConn Huskies come in at No. 2 and are followed by the Duke Blue Devils, Stanford Cardinal and Maryland Terrapins in the top five.

Joining UConn from the Big East in the top 25 are the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7), Louisville Cardinals (9), St. John's Red Storm (14) and DePaul Blue Demons (25).

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Georgetown Hoyas are the only teams from the Big East among the others receiving votes.

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AP Top 25
RK Team 2011-12 Rec Pts Last year's final ranking
1 Baylor (40) 40-0 1,000 1
2 Connecticut 33-5 951 3
3 Duke 27-6 909 6
4 Stanford 35-2 854 2
5 Maryland 31-5 827 5
6 Kentucky 28-7 767 12
7 Notre Dame 35-4 754 4
8 Penn State 26-7 676 11
9 Louisville 23-10 657 19
10 Georgia 22-9 599 20
11 Delaware 31-2 545 7
12 Oklahoma 20-12 476 NR
13 California 24-9 428 NR
14 St. John's 24-10 422 14
15 Texas A&M 24-11 370 22
16 Vanderbilt 22-9 361 NR
17 West Virginia 23-9 335 NR
18 Nebraska 24-8 297 17
19 Ohio State 25-7 273 16
20 Tennessee 27-9 256 9
21 Purdue 25-9 223 13
22 Georgia Tech 26-9 140 15
23 Oklahoma State 16-12 139 NR
24 Miami (FL) 26-6 110 8
25 DePaul 23-11 104 NR
Dropped from rankings:
Green Bay 10, Georgetown 17, St. Bonaventure 21, Rutgers 23, Princeton 24, South Carolina 25
Others receiving votes:
Kansas 90, Middle Tennessee 70, Green Bay 57, Texas 52, Iowa State 51, San Diego State 48, Rutgers 41, Georgetown 24, LSU 14, UCLA 14, Virginia 12, Florida State 12, North Carolina 12, Michigan 9, Iowa 6, Princeton 4, UTEP 3, South Carolina 2, Michigan State 2, Fresno State 2, Creighton 1, USC 1

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