Final Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1South Carolina Logo South CarolinaSouth Carolina and Dawn Staley kicked the door down and won the national title, holding off Mississippi St in the final.4
2Mississippi StateAn excellent run by the Bulldogs as they shocked UConn in the National Semifinals.7
3Connecticut LogoConnecticutUConn's streak of 111 wins in a row ended against MSU as the Bulldogs were the better team in the Final Four.1
4 Stanford LogoStanfordIt was a great season for the Cardinal as they got back to the Final Four thanks to a total team effort all year long.6
5Baylor LogoBaylorThe Bears fall short again in the Elite Eight as they could not find an answer for Morgan William of Mississippi State.2
6Notre Dame LogoNotre DameNotre Dame battled Stanford to the end in the Elite Eight, but fell just short once again to the Cardinal.3
7 Florida StateThe Seminoles made it to the Elite Eight before falling to South Carolina in the Stockton Regional.11
8Maryland LogoMarylandMaryland ran into a buzzsaw in Oregon in the Sweet 16 as the Ducks were too difficult to slow down offensively.5
9Oregon State LogoOregon StateOffense got away from the Beavers in the Sweet 16 against Florida State but the Beavers will be a force for a while.8
10Ohio StateIt was a strong season for Ohio State as they got back to the Sweet 16 before falling to Notre Dame.9
11Washington Logo WashingtonThe Huskies got back to the Sweet 16 before falling to Mississippi State and now are looking for a new head coach.12
12Louisville Logo LouisvilleThe Cardinals were overwhelmed by Baylor in the Sweet 16 as the Bears were close to unstoppable.13
13UCLA LogoUCLAThe Bruins showed well against UConn in the Sweet 16 of the Bridgeport Regional.14
14Duke Logo DukeDuke fell to Oregon at home in the second round as they could not slow down Ruthy Hebard of the Ducks.10
15Texas LogoTexasTexas has now been to three consecutive regional semifinals for the first time since the 2002-04 seasons.18
16Oregon LogoOregonThe Ducks had a phenomenal run to the Elite Eight as Kelly Graves has this program really trending upward.NR
17Miami (FL)The Blue Demons were overwhelmed by Mississippi State in the round of 32 in Starkville 92-71.16
18North Carolina State LogoNorth Carolina StateThe Wolfpack fall in a tough second round battle down in Austin to a very good Texas team.20
19Drake Women's Basketball Top 25DrakeThe Bulldogs end the season with a Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title and a first round NCAA Tourney loss.19
20Creighton LogoCreightonThe Blue Jays advanced on to the second round before falling to Oregon State in Corvallis.21
21OklahomaOklahoma got a nice win over Gonzaga before falling to a red hot shooting Washington team in the second round.22
22 West Virginia LogoWest VirginiaThe Mountaineers finished the 2016-17 season very nicely as they made it to the round of 32.NR
23Quinnipiac LogoQuinnipiacThe Bobcats took the women's college basketball world by storm this March by advancing to the Sweet 16.NR
24Syracuse LogoSyracuseSyracuse fell to Connecticut in the second round as the Huskies were too tough to slow down all game long.25
25Kentucky Women's Basketball Top 25
KentuckyThe Wildcats advanced to the round of 32 before falling at home to Ohio State.15