UConn is not on top. Breanna Stewart hasn't looked like the nation's best player. Yes, the season is barely more than a month old, but it has been full of surprises.
Teams across the country are practicing, preparing and priming themselves for the new season, which the annual Midnight Madness helps tip off. What five things are we most looking forward to when the ball goes up?
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.
There will not be a No. 1 seed in Tuesday's women's NCAA championship game, as the Aggies and Irish played spoiler for Connecticut and Stanford.