It's time to take stock of things as the calendar year draws to a close. With that in mind, here are the hottest players and women's basketball teams in this young season.
Last year the Hurricanes stunned the basketball world by tying for first in the ACC. This year, with everyone back and some key additions, they could be even better.
Last night Kobe Bryant stole Ray Allen's thunder, Miami's Shenise Johnson poured it on in Maryland and the St. John's Red Storm swept through the Big Apple once again.