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.
Shoni Schimmel led five players in double figures with 22 points and Megan Deines scored 17 off the bench to help No. 11 Louisville rout Big East Conference foe Pittsburgh, 78-45, Saturday for its sixth straight win.
Antonita Slaughter hit a jumper to force overtime, then had four points and a steal in the extra period to help No. 19 Louisville defeat Pittsburgh 71-66 on Tuesday night, handing the Panthers their 11th straight loss.