1/26 Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1#1 Connecticut Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewConnecticutConnecticut is now 21-0 and it looks like nobody will challenge them for a while. They do play Louisville twice.1
2#3 Notre Dame Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNotre DameThe Irish had to come from behind to beat Tennessee 86-70. Another big Monday game awaits in Maryland.2
3#2 Stanford Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewStanfordIf Stranford is going to lose in Pac-12 play, it could come this week when they play Cal twice.3
4#5 Duke Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewDukeDuke remained perfect in ACC play, but they were seriously tested by Florida State. Notre Dame awaits on Sunday.4
5#7 Louisville Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLouisvilleShoni Schimmel scored 25 against Houston and 29 more on Sunday afternoon against Memphis.6
6#10 North Carolina Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina had no trouble with BC and Wake on the road. This week they host Syracuse and Miami.7
7#23 South Carolina Women's Basketball 2013-2014 Preview
South CarolinaWith a quality win at Vanderbilt, South Carolina has rebounded nicely from their tough OT loss to Texas A&M.10
8#12 Baylor Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewBaylorBaylor put their loss at Kansas behind them by beating up on K-State and winning at Okie State in an OT thriller.12
9#9 Maryland Women's Basketball 2013-2014 Preview
MarylandThe Terps lost their only game last week, a tough 86-72 contest at UVA. This week starts with a  doozy on Monday.5
10#17 Oklahoma State Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOklahoma StateIt will be interesting to see how OSU responds following their tough overtime home loss to Baylor.8
11#4 Tennessee Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewTennesseeThe Lady Vols lost to Notre Dame, but got a very, very nice win on Sunday evening at Texas A&M.11
12#18 Penn State Women's Basketball 2013-2014 Preview
Penn StatePenn State is emerging as the team to beat in the Big Ten, but Purdue will have something to say about that.13
13#15 LSU Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLSUThe Lady Tigers are within striking distance of an SEC title, but they will have to win at Kentucky on Sunday.14
14#6 Kentucky Women's Basketball 2013-2104 Preview
KentuckyKentucky's tendency to play close games caught up with them against Alabama at home.9
15Arizona State Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
Arizona StateThe Sun Devils emerged from the mountains with a couple close wins over Utah and Colorado.16
16Texas A&M Women's Basketball Top 25 RankingsTexas A&MAfter reeling off nine wins in a row, TAMU was one of the hottest teams. That came to an end against Tennessee.15
17#24 Purdue Women's Basketball 2013-2014 Preview
PurdueFollowing a tough Big Ten start, Purdue has now won three in a row. This week they play Illinois, Penn St. and MSU.22
18Gonzaga Women's Basketball Top 25 RankingsGonzagaAfter an overtime win at Loyola Marymount, the Bulldogs had a much easier time against Pepperdine.21
19North Carolina State Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
North Carolina StateNC State took care of business last week, but now we get to see how they perform against Maryland.24
20#8 California Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewCaliforniaCal was upset at home by USC, but did beat UCLA. More is on the line this week with two games against Stanford.18
21#21 Iowa State Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewIowa StateIt took overtime against Texas Tech, but Iowa State finally ended their four game skid on Saturday night.19
22Vanderbilt Women's Basketball Top 25 RankingsVanderbiltThe Commodores may have lost to South Carolina, but this is still a strong team who can beat just about anybody.20
23Middle Tennessee State Women's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMiddle TennesseeThere are some tough teams in C-USA and MTSU plays a couple of them on the road this week.25
24#13 Nebraska Women's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNebraskaThe Cornhuskers lost a shocker at Northwestern and are now a disappointing 3-3 in Big Ten play.17
25West Virginia Women's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
West VirginiaWest Virginia has played well on the road, but could not quite pull off a win in Austin, Texas.23