With Megan Duffy leading the way, No. 16 Notre Dame will continue to challenge for the Big East crown, Peter Newmann writes.
Maryland has the talent and now must live up to its potential, Peter Newmann writes.
UNC remains the quickest team in the country, and gets a boost from freshman Rashanda McCants, sister of former Heels star Rashad McCants, Peter Newmann writes.
Last March, the Trojans made the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven seasons, and should be able to build on that success in 2005-06.
Candace Parker and Tennessee's depth could carry the Lady Vols, No. 2 in ESPN.com's preseason poll, a long way.