Duke was picked to win the ACC preseason women's basketball poll by both media and coaches. The Blue Devils, who return all five starters, were 33-3 last season and have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight the last four years.
The top NBA teams in the East and West tumbled as the Nets won their fifth straight game, and UConn was selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the women's NCAA tournament as it makes a run for its third straight title.
Brooke Queenan had a career-high 25 points and eight rebounds to lead Boston College (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) to a 79-69 victory over Miami in a game played in front of only about 200 fans Sunday because of the storm in the Northeast.