Connecticut is the obvious pick as the top team when the Top 25 rankings are revealed this fall. Until then, we check in with our own Top 25.
Karla Gilbert scored Texas A&M's first two baskets of overtime in heavy traffic in the paint, and Jordan Jones followed with a pivotal steal and layup to help the 25th-ranked Aggies to a 67-65 victory over No. 8 South Carolina on Thursday night.
Markeshia Grant had 20 points, making five 3-pointers, and LaKeisha Sutton scored on a left-handed scoop shot in the final minute as No. 24 South Carolina held off Florida 62-58 on Sunday.
Quianna Chaney and Sylvia Fowles each scored 14 points as eighth-ranked LSU breezed by South Carolina.
Mississippi 74, South Carolina 61
Freshman Danielle Robinson scored a career-high 20 points to go with six assists and Courtney Paris kept her double-double streak alive to help No. 9 Oklahoma rout South Carolina 95-63 on Sunday.