With one All-American's season in doubt and a second All-American struggling with foul trouble, Bria Hartley showed she's back to All-American form, leading top-ranked Connecticut past No. 3 Stanford.
Before the season tips off Friday, espnW.com offers its predictions for conference champions, Final Four teams and who will be crowned national champion in Nashville, Tenn.
Connecticut sophomore Breanna Stewart edged Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike and Maryland's Alyssa Thomas as espnW.com's preseason player of the year.
Chiney Ogwumike received all 36 votes from a national media panel Tuesday, becoming the ninth player to be a unanimous selection on The Associated Press preseason All-America team.
Who are the top five players per position in the country? Who are the best players at each spot on the floor? espnW's annual preseason list supplies the answers.
Defending national champion UConn is the unanimous No. 1 as espnW.com's panel of contributors cast their preseason rankings.
The 2013-14 season will end in Nashville. We start off with an A-through-Z look at what to expect along the way.
Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are back in a familiar place -- No. 1 in the poll.
Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims were joined on the WBCA Coaches' All-America team by Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins, Kayla McBride, Stefanie Dolson, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Chiney Ogwumike, Alyssa Thomas and Chelsea Gray.
The game was a blowout, a 61-35 shellacking of No. 1 Stanford, but UConn coach Geno Auriemma and Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer learned plenty about their teams.
For the third time in four years, Stanford and Connecticut clash in a battle of the top two ranked teams in the country.
Who are the top five players per position in the country? Who are the best players at each spot on the floor? We've got the answers.
Defending national champion Baylor is the unanimous No. 1 as ESPN.com's panel of contributors cast their preseason rankings.
The 2012-13 season will end in New Orleans. We start off with an A through Z look at what to expect along the way.
Delaware junior Elena Delle Donne, plus two players each from Baylor and Stanford were named to the 10-player WBCA All-America team.
There's a lot to watch in the new year, from second-year players who have been first-rate to Dawn Staley's surging Gamecocks.